We’ve been waiting for another type of book for the last two years,’ says one editor in Paris. So far, though, it’s a dystopian fiction double-down. To some in Europe, ‘This is another wave of Americanization.’
Read my hit – and controversial – piece on the future of Dystopian fiction for Publishing Perspectives in full below or the original here.
You can read an earlier piece of mine for Wired.co.uk on the impact of dystopian fiction on innovation here.
Continue reading “That Long, Rocky Road: Why Is Dystopian Fiction Evergreen?”
‘Ebooks are essentially Web sites in wrappers. So what happens if you take the wrappers off?’ One answer: Strata’s layered world.
Read my latest hit story for Publishing Perspectives in full below or by clicking here to read the original.
Continue reading “Experiences and Story: Innovation in digital storytelling”
‘For publishers,’ says author and publisher Michael Baskhar, curation is ‘about the value of what we do in a world where there is, frankly, far too much to read.’
Check out my latest hit piece for Publishing Perspectives in full below or by following this link to the original.
Continue reading “Curation in the age of super-abundance: is it a cure or a culprit?”
‘My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,’ Jacks Thomas tells us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She’s readying, again, ‘a global platform’ for the books industry.
Still catching up on my posts…
Checkout my pre-London Book Fair chat with Jack Thomas, Director of the LBF, in full below or the original here.
If you want to see some of the rest my LBF coverage for Publishing Perspectives then look up…
Writing The Book On AI: Nick Bostrom
Big Data and Big Metaphors
The Wisdom Of The Crowds
Continue reading “Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director”
The SuperFlex’s robotic muscles could help the less athletic to jump, or those with knee injuries to run.
Read my latest piece for Wired (UK) which was in the May edition of the magazine in full below or the original here. Scroll to the bottom to see Richard Mahoney. its creator, talk about his invention.
Don’t call it an exoskeleton. This is the SuperFlex, a lightweight “exosuit” that delivers 200 times more power than its weight – far beyond the capacity of most humans.
Continue reading “SuperFlex’s lightweight exosuit will put a spring in your step”
Better technology and tougher enforcement of the rules is needed for the safe operation of drones
It was great to be able to recently contribute to this piece for The Economist. Read it in full below or by clicking on this link.
Continue reading “Drones club: Keeping the skies safe”
Standing Room Only Image: Mark Piesing
How pure a play is crowdfunding? As Unbound’s John Mitchinson says, “We still decide” which books are taken forward. And #LBF16-goers crowded a session on it.
Back to blogging after a couple of weeks break..Check out another example of my coverage from the London Book Fair for Publishing Perspectives in full below or by click on this link.
Continue reading “The Wisdom Of the Crowds?”