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Tim O’Reilly: ‘Generosity is the thing that is at the beginning of prosperity’

The tech pioneer, CEO of publishing company O’Reilly Media, says his industry will fail unless the web giants start putting consumers ahead of shareholdersTim O’Reilly believes we need to have a reset. This means more coming from him than it does from most people. The 63-year-old CEO, born in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why James Billington’s Retirement is a Wake-Up Call for Librarians

In quieter decades, the absence of charismatic, visionary library leaders might not have mattered. But in the Internet age, it is a self-inflicted wound. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Proposed changes in copyright law could render online music streaming more expensive

Late last week, the United States Copyright Office released a report recommending sweeping reforms to the existing music licensing system, which is a labyrinthine mess of outdated regulations (because most of them were established before the Internet age).Titled “Copyright and the Music... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnie Greer joins ALCS board

Writer and critic Bonnie Greer has been appointed to the board of The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS). Greer will serve a one-year term as a non-executive director for the organisation. Among Greer’s aims are to help the new generation of writers to understand intellectual... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall of the Banner Ad: The Monster That Swallowed the Web

Twenty years ago last month, a team of well-meaning designers, coders and magazine publishers inadvertently unleashed on an unsuspecting world one of the most misguided and destructive technologies of the Internet age: the web banner ad.   If th ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spiritualism and the Death of the Hero in the Internet Age

Frankfurt Book Fair StoryDrive speaker and Swedish provocateur, Alexander Bard, argues that the internet is engendering a new collective spirituality. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Says Library Users Are Your Best Customers

In the Internet age, there’s been no shortage of talk about the future of libraries, and much speculation about where libraries fit in the increasingly digital-rich media market for American consumers. Now, there is data. This month Library Journal released the first issue of a quarterly... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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