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Sunday, 24th October 2010

Now Available: Brewster Kahle's Keynote Speech at Browsers in Books and Many Other Materials

The first "Books in Browsers" conference ended yesterday (congrats to Peter Brantley) at the Internet Archive in San Francisco.

Brewster Kahle's Keynote (Video and Text) is now available online.

The goal is Universal Access to All Knowledge. We want access to public domain materials, older out-of-print but in-copyright materials, and the newest materials that are being commercially sold.

Some updated IA stats plus comments organized around:

+ Books on Devices

+ Books in Apps

+ Plus, a large number of examples (from demos) and screenshots.

More Presentations From the Conference (So Far, Links Welcome)

+ Pandamian: A Publishing Support Layer by Eli James

+ World Wide Web of Books by Aaron Miller

+ Context First by Brian O'Leary

+ Proposing a Taxonomy of Social Reading (Stein's Taxonomy) by Bob Stein

+ Towards A Canon of Publishing by Matt Bernius

+ EPUB3 First Look by Bill McCoy

+ Goodreads: Making Reading Social by Otis Chandler

+ Piercing the Clouds: Privacy, Confidentiality and Web-based Reading by Keith Fahlgren

+ BiB: Rural Edition by Samuel Klein

+ A Connected Bookshelf by Hadrien Gardeur

+ Tom Blake's (BPL) Video Used in the Evening Presentation

+ Video: Attendees of Books In Browsers 2010 Help the Internet Archive Move 2.88 Petabytes (288,000,000 Gigabytes) Upstairs

See Also: Photo Flip Books from Both days and the Evening Event:

+ Day 1

+ Evening Gala

+ Day 2

See Also: Twapper Keeper: A Permanent Archive of Tweets from Books in Browsers 2010

Make sure to look at Summize for access to some metrics about the tweets. Kudos for Matt Bernius for getting it going.

See Also: Eric Rumsey's Helpful "Bib10 Attenders on Twitter"
A useful resource both now and later. Thanks Eric!

See Also: Pics of New Internet Archive BookReader (With Mutitouch Support) in Action


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