Tools of Change

Why O’Reilly Closed Tools of Change

It was the right time to close the popular Tools of Change digital publishing conference, said O’Reilly Media CEO Tim O’Reilly, speaking at the Digital Book World 2014 conference in New York. O’Reilly Media shocked the book publishing world last year when it closed the conference after a seven-year run, partially because it was...

Open Sorcery: Letting the Authors In

  Yes, another journalist in your face. And I’ve been making a lot of noise lately about the relationship of authors to what I call the “publishing core.” The core is the business. The publishing companies and their satellites — those agents, editors, designers, developers, and Pret a Manger servers whose daily labors lie...