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Arianne Baggerman
Over leven, lezen en schrijven: de bandbreedte van boekgeschiedenis
Arianne Baggerman’s Inaugural Lecture – In Dutch (

James Bridle
There’s still an incredible lack of understanding about them and the people who are doing the educating are Apple and Amazon, which means they are taking the market very quickly and we’re kind of letting them do that. The Digital Innovator Interviews: James Bridle on E-books, Google, and “The Long Prose Curse”

Florian Cramer
Digital Code and Literary Text Can notions of text which were developed without electronic texts in mind be applied to digital code, and how does literature come into play here?

Sean Dockray
The Scan and the Export “The scan is an ambivalent image. It oscillates back and forth: between a physical page and a digital file, between one reader and another, between an economy of objects and an economy of data.”

Gary Hall
Digitize This Book!. Gary Hall presents a timely and ambitious polemic on the potential that open access publishing has to transform both “papercentric” humanities scholarship and the institution of the university itself.

Joost Kircz
Creation Driven Marketing: Integrating metadata into the production process. Joost Kircz. New Library World, Vol. 108, Issue 11/12, p. 552-560, 2007.
E-gadget or E-reader? Joost Kircz. Logos: The Journal of the World Book Community 21:1-2 (2010) pp.107-114.
E-readers are for reading. Joost Kircz. Conference Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age. Textual Methodologies and Exemplars. Koninklijke Bibliotheek Den Haag, 15 December 2010. To be published.

Miha Kovac
Never Mind the Web, Here Comes the Book by Dr. Miha Kovač (2008). Examines the role of the printed book in contemporary societies, its demographics and its relation to the other media. It analyzes the differences among various national book industries throughout Europe and the USA, and the reasons and impact of the differences. Both the effect of digital technologies and the reasons why e-books did not substitute the printed book, as predicted in mid-nineties, are explored

Veljko Kukulj
Presentation: Why teachers must not grade students
“Presentation about the digital divide and the speed of intergenerational change”

Tomas Krag
The end result was this book: Wireless Networking in the Developing World. But more important to me than the actual book (which was pretty cool, and very important), was the model through which it was written. Based on the idea of a code sprint, and a result of constraints on my time, and the time of every smart person I knew, the model was called Book Sprint.

Alan Liu
“I work here, but I am cool.” Interview with Alan Liu by Geert Lovink (2006). ““It might be said, with Kafkaesque irony: I went to sleep one day a cultural critic and woke up the next metamorphosed into a data processor.”

Anne Mangen
Interview with Dr. Anne Mangen on reading on paper and screens “The term “reading” is already a general termcovering a range of very different processes on different cognitiveand perceptual levels, undertaken in a range of different situations,with a vast number of different textual material. As well asnon-textual material, when one talks about “reading faces”, or“reading the next move in a game of chess.

Bernhard Rieder
“Metatechnologies and Delegation. Towards Society-Oriented Design in the Web 2.0 Era” In a world where the growth of information only accelerates, thus creating an “info soup” or an “info bazaar”, tools that help with the production of meaning in the digital desert proliferate.

Femke Snelting
Open Source Publishing – interview with Femke Snelting by Matthew Fuller Open Source Publishing is a recently founded graphic design agency that uses only Free Software tools. Closely affiliated with the Brussels based digital culture foundation Constant, OSP aims to test the possibilities and realities of doing graphic design using an expanding range of Free Software tools.

Nicholas Spice
Discussion about the Author in the Age of the Internet. The Author in the Age of the Internet “This event took place in New York on 24 April as part of the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the London Review of Books.”

Bob Stein
Bob Stein on ‘networked publishing’ “An old-style formulation might be that publishers and editors serve the packaging and distribution of authors’ ideas. A new formulation might be that publishers and editors contribute to building a community that involves an author and a group of readers who are exploring a subject ”

Simon Worthington
Mute Magazine In the early 1990s, long before the Internet became an integral part of life, a handful of pioneering magazines took it upon themselves to imagine it into existence. Using fiction, interviews, speculative theory and experimental graphic design, these periodicals helped create a lexicon and iconography every bit as powerful as the architecture of the World Wide Web.

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