Follow us on

Posts tagged Joshua Tallent

Does anyone even want cross-platform e-book interoperability?
June 6, 2015 | 6:06 am

padlockProprietary e-book formats have been around for quite some time. Most major commercial vendors use proprietary formats to one extent or another, be they Amazon’s Kindle format or the proprietary DRM that Barnes & Noble and others put on top of EPUB. Given that they help to chill competition and keep Amazon firmly on the top of the e-book hill, they are generally not accounted to be a good thing by publishing industry activists. But I ran across a provocative post at Digital Book World suggesting that they might actually be a good thing after all. Joshua Tallent says...

eBook Architects Acquired by Firebrand Technologies
February 5, 2013 | 4:52 pm

Firebrand TechnologiesI'm guessing that the majority of regular TeleRead readers are familiar with the eBook Ninjas Podcast, which takes a very deep and high-level look at the e-reading industry and subculture with roughly two or three new episodes each month. (Click here to stream or download to the Ninjas' 2012 Year In Review episode, featuring TeleRead's own Joanna Cabot.) The Ninjas' podcast is actually something of an extra-curricular service offered by an e-book conversion company known as eBook Architects. Today, an announcement was made that the Austin, Texas-based eBook Architects has been acquired by the 25-year-old Firebrand Technologies, a digital publishing solutions...

Year-End Dishing with the eBook Ninjas
December 30, 2012 | 2:55 pm

The nice gentlemen over at eBook Ninjas invited me to appear as a guest on their year-end podcast, and since I was on vacation, I only caught the release just now. Chris and the guys recap the top stories of each month, with commentary from yours truly. If I had to pick my favorite story of the year—the theme that kept coming up for me over and over again—it would be the rise of the non-American. [caption id="attachment_76143" align="alignright" width="123"] Joshua Tallent, eBook Architects founder and eBook Ninja[/caption] Amazon has Canadian and Japanese storefronts now! Kobo establishes a development team in Dublin, Ireland!...

Joshua Tallent of eBook Architects interviewed
May 7, 2012 | 8:20 am

JoshuaTallent Over at Tech Whirl, Keith Soltys has a long interview with Joshua Tallent (pictured).  Joshua is a super guy and was one of the first people to get into the ebook formatting business.  Now he is the recognized guru in this arena.  Here's the beginning: During WritersUA, TechWhirl’s Keith Soltys sat down with Joshua Tallent, founder of eBook Architects to discuss the present and future of eBooks, the state of the technology, and how much the technical communication and eBook trade publishing fields can learn from each other to produce good, readable, accessible content. Keith Soltys (KS): Why don’t you...

Quick Note: New ereader comparison tool from John Wiley & Sons; eBookPie and Ebook Architects team up; Perseus and the iBookstore
April 9, 2010 | 7:15 am

Screen shot 2009-11-05 at 8.58.43 has been developed by John Wiley & Sons to help consumers compare ereaders. examines and compares the following eReaders interactively: Amazon Kindle 2, Amazon Kindle DX, Barnes & Noble Nook, Apple iPad, Cybook Gen 3, Cybook Opus, IREX DR 1000s, IREX Dr 800, IREX Iliad 2 Standard, Skiff Reader, Sony Daily Edition, Sony Pocket, & Sony Touch. eBookPie, which offers ebooks and ebooks-by-the-chapter, have teamed up with Joshua Tallent's eBook Architects to provide conversion and formatting services for authors who want to make their books available on the eBookPie site. More information here. The Perseus Books Group...

wordpress analytics