menu

Cory Doctorow Explores The Future Of Digital Publishing

Cory Doctorow Explores The Future Of Digital Publishing
technology

The science fiction author and co-editor of Boing Boing on the publishing industry of tomorrow.

Naresh Kumar
  • 21 january 2011

At the annual Picnic international event in Amsterdam, technology journalist and science fiction author Cory Doctorow spoke about the future of publishing where copying of digital work will get easier every day. The summary of his talk:

How do you design an object that trades on the unique physical aspects of a freely copyable digital work? As more and more artists experiment with free downloads and paid premium items, we’ve begun a glorious arms-race to see who can create and sell the most outrageous, artisanal, limited items. It’s a perfect storm of maker culture, free culture, and independent arts.

Here’s the full video:


The Penumbra of Authorship: Fetish Objects and Digital Notoriety – Cory Doctorow – PICNIC’10 from PICNIC Festival on Vimeo.

Picnic

[via Digital Heirloom]

+#technology
+Cory Doctorow
+Culture
+Design
+Europe
+Media & Publishing
+publishing
+technology
+work
+Work & Business
Trending

Volvo Is Launching A Global Car-Sharing Business

Automotive
PSFK MEMBERSHIP


JOIN RETAIL INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM
Get access to retail reports and 20,000 retail insights


LEARN MORE

TREND REPORT


FORECAST 2020
The Consumer Roles That Will Shape Our Future
 

DOWNLOAD NOW

IoT january 19, 2017
Technology january 19, 2017
No search results found.