eBooks, ePub, iPad, Kindle, o-my*
Print is dead. Well, not dead yet. But it'll be stone dead in a moment.
The long-awaited move to paid digital distribution of books, magazines, and other text-centric content is finally underway. It’s not all smooth, however: below the gadget-lust-inducing surface of devices like the Kindle, iPad, and various other devices lurks a messy, incompatible bunch of standards competing for dominance.
Come learn about the various formats and distribution models for books, magazines, and comics in the Internet age.
Lennon Day-Reynolds works in revenue engineering at Twitter, which means you can ask him the question “how does Twitter make money?” and get a useful answer.
Prior to joining Twitter, he worked at Dark Horse Comics, Sun Microsystems, Reed College, and a handful of other shops building rich, dynamic web applications. In every case, he’s relied on open source software to create and manage websites for communities ranging in size from dozens to millions.