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Meet the winners of TOC’s Startup Showcase, Pt 1: Paperight
February 19, 2013 | 1:16 pm

For those of you who either weren't there or don't happen to be familiar with it, the Startup Showcase that took place during last week's Tools of Change (TOC) Conference in New York was something of a mini-entrepreneurial competition between 10 different publishing-related startup companies. As TOC explains on its website, the competition is designed to "[give] groundbreaking startups a chance to show their stuff to the world." At various times throughout the three-day TOC conference, attendees were encouraged to wander throughout the hotel's seventh floor ballroom, where the chosen startups were explaining their business models and demonstrating their products and...

At TOC, a Tempest of paradigm-challenging ideas on what an e-book can be and do
February 15, 2013 | 7:07 pm

Fabienne Riener, Chief Operating Officer of SourcefabricO wonder! How many goodly books are there here! How beauteous publishing is! I attended the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing (TOC) conference this past Tuesday and learned about a topic that captivates me: new forms that books are able to take when they are conceived as e-books. There is so much creative work being done in this area that I often want to hold it up to show those who think we are an industry in turmoil. An industry in transition, yes, but with many bright minds at work moving us in exciting new directions. Here’s a quick look at some highlights: Fabienne...

Morning Links — New ideas from TOC 2013, and more
February 13, 2013 | 8:00 am

TOC Tools of Change logoFive Slightly Unexpected Tips For Self-Published Authors to Find Success (DBW) The Crazy Plan to Save Barnes & Noble (DBW) "Used Ebooks" Hurts My Brain (Book Riot) Little, Brown's NOVL Approach to Reaching Readers Online (Publisher's Weekly) Is "Discoverability" Even A Problem? (Brett Sandusky) Kindle Daily Deals: The Informationist by Taylor Stevens (and 3 others)...

Our upcoming TOC 2013 coverage
February 12, 2013 | 12:39 pm

Author Revolution Day O'Reilly's Tools of Change for Publishing 2013O'Reilly's annual Tools of Change for Publishing conference just got underway this morning at the New York Marriott Marquis in Manhattan. And while we unfortunately weren't able to make it New York for the event's first day, we will be on the scene, tweeting and reporting live, throughout days two and three. Today's big TOC draw, of course, is the (day-long) event being referred to as Author (R)evolution Day, which may very well end up being considered a revolutionary event in and of itself; the focus is on independent authors and the swiftly-growing self-publishing scene. As the TOC site describes it,...

Registration Now Open for O’Reilly’s 2013 TOC Conference
October 17, 2012 | 3:47 pm

  It is a truth universally acknowledged that a publisher in possession of a rich future must want to attend TOC. Publishers and everyone who wants to master the forces transforming the publishing world can collaborate on the future of books and reading at O'Reilly's Tools of Change for Publishing Conference. TOC returns to New York City February 12-14, 2013, and registration has opened. Chairs Kat Meyer and Joe Wikert have announced an extraordinary program, with featured speakers including: > Evan Williams, The Obvious Corporation > Maria Popova, Brain Pickings > Jeff Jaffe, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) > Hugh McGuire, PressBooks/LibriVox/lambik > Alexandra Gillespie, University of Toronto > Travis Alber, ReadSocial and BookGlutton >...