Books in Browsers 2014

 

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Books in Browsers is a small summit for the new generation of internet publishing companies, focusing on developers and designers who are building and launching tools for online storytelling, expression, and art.

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Books in Browsers is produced and sponsored by the New York Public Library and the Frankfurt Book Fair. The official media partner of Books in Browsers 2014 is Publishing Perspectives .

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2014 Program

BiBV Program Schedule
October 23–24, 2014


 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

8:00 – 8:50
Coffee

8:50 – 9:00
Peter Brantley, New York Public Library
Welcome to Books in Browsers V!

9:00 – 9:30
Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive

9:30 – 9:50
Matthew Battles, metaLAB at Harvard; Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Bearing the Standard: Histories of Cooperative Innovation

9:50 – 10:10
Mitar Milutinovic, PeerLibrary/UC Berkeley
Making a library a digital one

10:10 – 10:20
group discussion

10:20 – 10:40
break

10:40 – 11:00
Richard Nash
The True Quantified Self: Give Users their own damn reading data

11:00 – 11:20
Nicole Ozer, ACLU
Retaining Your Privacy in the Facebook Age

11:20 – 11:30
group discussion

11:30 – 11:50
break

11:50 – 12:10
Tzviya Siegman, Wiley
The Inadvertent Accessible Content Architect

12:10 – 12:30
Ivan Herman, W3C, Liza Daly, Safari, & Markus Gylling, IDPF
Bridging the Web and Digital Publishing

12:30 – 12:50
Dave Cramer, Hachette Book Group
From Scrolls to Flows: Books and the New CSS

12:50 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 14:20
Peter Armstrong, Leanpub
Standardizing Markdown Mapping to Books and Documentation

14:20 – 14:40
Michael Kowalski, Contentment
Designing for intimacy

14:40 – 14:50
group discussion

14:50 – 15:10
break

15:10 – 15:30
Scott Cipriano & James Densmore, Safari
What You Will Read Next

15:30 – 15:50
Katie Zhu, Medium
I made you a mixtape

15:50 – 16:00
group discussion

16:00 – 16:20
Liisa McCloy-Kelley, Penguin Random House
Thinking About “Books” in More Than Two Dimensions

16:20 – 16:40
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
Database Narratives in Book and Online

16:40 – 17:00
group discussion and end of day


 

Friday, October 24, 2014

8:00 – 8:50
coffee

8:50 – 9:00
welcome

9:00 – 9:20
Ben De Meester, Ghent University – iMinds – Multimedia Lab, Belgium
Interlinking books with the world: Using the Semantic Web to create books as reliable, machine-understandable information service providers

9:20 – 9:40
Peter Meyers, Citia
Skim, Grok, Master: Multi-scale Reading and the Zoomable Book

9:40 – 9:50
group discussion

9:50 – 10:10
break

10:10 – 10:30
John Hammersley, WriteLaTeX
Collaborative Writing

10:30 – 10:50
Adam Hyde, PLOS
Open Access and Standards

10:50 – 11:00
group discussion

11:00 – 11:20
break

11:20 – 11:40
Derrick Schultz, Atavist Books, Creatavist
As Goes the Web, so Goes Books on the Web

11:40 – 12:00
Micah Bowers, Bluefire Productions
EPUB: Beyond the Ebook

12:00 – 12:20
Sanders Kleinfeld, O’Reilly Media, Inc.
The Ebook Avant-Garde

12:20 – 12:30
group discussion

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch

13:30 – 13:50
Robert J Glushko, UC Berkeley
Creating the Multivalent Book

13:50 – 14:10
Simon Groth, if:book Australia
Memory Makes Us: Collaboration and the ephemeral in digital writing

14:10 – 14:20
group discussion

14:20 – 14:40
break

14:40 – 15:00
John Maxwell & Haig Armen, Simon Fraser U.
Digital Fiction on the Open Web Platform

15:00 – 15:20
Hugh McGuire, Pressbooks / LibriVox
Vision, Strategy, Architecture: Where is the new publishing ecosystem?

15:20 – 15:30
group discussion

15:30 – 15:50
break

15:50 – 16:40
James English & Leonard Richardson, New York Public Library
Library Simplified & Project Gutenberg books are real books

16:40 – 16:50
au revoir !

2014 speakers

Books in Browsers V

Peter Armstrong, Leanpub
Matthew Battles, metaLAB at Harvard; Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Paul Belfanti, Pearson
Micah Bowers, Bluefire Productions
Scott Cipriano, Safari
Dave Cramer, Hachette Book Group
Liza Daly, Safari
James Densmore, Safari
Johanna Drucker, UCLA
James English, New York Public Library
Robert J. Glushko, UC Berkeley
Simon Groth, if:book Australia
Markus Gylling, IDPF
John Hammersley, WriteLaTeX
Ivan Herman, World Wide Web Consortium
Adam Hyde, PLOS
Sanders Kleinfeld, O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Michael Kowalski, Contentment
John Maxwell & Haig Armen, Simon Frasier University
Liisa McCloy-Kelley, Penguin Random House
Hugh McGuire, Pressbooks / LibriVox
Ben De Meester, Ghent University – iMinds – Multimedia Lab, Belgium
Peter Meyers, Citia
Mitar Milutinovic, PeerLibrary/UC Berkeley
Richard Nash
Nicole Ozer, ACLU
Leonard Richardson, New York Public Library
Derrick Schultz, Atavist Books, Creatavist
Tzviya Siegman, Wiley
Katie Zhu, Medium