We’ve put together two panels for SXSW, but it’s up to you to vote!
Our proposals are:
A new group of entrepreneurs is bringing reading back to the masses by creating ways to read and discuss books using the web. Displaying long-format texts online presents unique challenges. What does the interface look like, and how should it work? How do web 2.0 communities figure into this experience? Is reading helped or hindered by this transformation?
Books and the Twenty-First Century – The New Realm of Reading
Ten years ago reading meant paper. Today there are a number of new ways to read and talk about books. IPhones, web apps and online communities have significantly changed how we interact with books. They look different, they act differently, and now we communicate about them via technology. Here’s a rundown of what has changed and what’s to come.