This semester, I'm fortunate to spend my Wednesday nights teaching management to students who are part of NYU's M.S. in publishing program. Although a significant share of the course is given over to management fundamentals, the students are for the most part already working in publishing, so they also look for connections between lessons learned and their real-world application. One…
Preview the results of the StartWithXML survey.
Discussing futurist Paul Saffo's observation on search.
Announcing our Frankfurt book fair panel
Changes coming in the research paper outline
This week's formal announcement of the first three APIs for Google Book Search provides a frame for the "why" in StartWithXML: Why and How? Although Google has confirmed just a few APIs, or application programming interfaces, the firm has clearly opened the door to making book content more easily searchable and findable and, through the use of some standard identifiers,…