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thewritermama: He was tempted to say, "I heard an angel speak!" in response to Nick's talk. #TOC

tsattersten: bilton: Each "device" should be leveraged and blended with other devices to provide immersive storytelling. #toc

thewritermama: @pnh Editors are overworked. :) #TOC

totai: RT @KatMeyer: NB: people r not looking 4 12 different versions of storytelling -- they r looking for an immersive "experience" #TOC

KatMeyer: TO'R: hearting on Nick Bilton's talk. Tim shall give us additional REASONS TO BE EXCITED! #TOC

macudc: #toc tim or says read sir jos reynolds final speach to the royal academy

kevglobal: RT doctorow NYT's caution in opening its archives cost it $100s of mills in ad revenue, and untold googlejuice. Will never catch up. #toc

thewritermama: He forgot to begin the talk with a joke. :) #TOC

angelinaward: #toc Thanks Nick, fantastic keynote

walkley: @kate_eltham: totally! #toc

robotech_master: Lots of audience twittering at the TOC: RT @davegray: OH it was the first time I ever gave a presentation to the top of peoples heads #TOC

RonHogan: #toc although it would be cool if this was called "reasons to be excited, part three"

thewritermama: The slides are not coming up...come on tech guys! #TOC

KatMeyer: Tim O'Reilly stymied by technology. irony not lost on anyone. #TOC

macudc: #toc no presure

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: reasons to be excited (slides just went FAIL)...should we do Q&A first, says Tim...

angelajames: #toc oops, tech problems delay O'Reilly's speech. No fun for him! So he starts with Q&A from audience

davegray: http://twitpic.com/1fl6l - Tim O'reilly takes the stage #toc

kirkbiglione: talk about innovation. @timoreilly is starting his talk with the Q&A #toc

srharris19: HeHeHe! RT @KatMeyer: Tim O'Reilly stymied by technology. irony not lost on anyone. #TOC

punkgardener: RT @doctorow: People will pay for content, if u don't make the case that buying content opens u up to having it taken away later by drm #toc

KatMeyer: as slide presentation is snafu - Tim O'Reilly is taking questions from the audience. #TOC Cory Doctorow asking about Kindle/DRM OR's stance

RuelBass: if I were that AV dude I would have run behind the curtain too! #toc

joebachana: #TOC technical difficulties w/ the CEO's presentation? Are these conference planners MAD? Didn't anyone test tim's laptop w/ the projector?

thewritermama: Cory Doctorow asked O'Reilly not to put their books on the Kindle, Tim says he puts it on Mobi too w/o DRM. #TOC

mattBernius: Day 2 of TOC -- follow the thread at #TOC and check out the OPL twitter stream (RITOPL)

angelajames: #toc keynote begins: Reasons to be excited

jtallent: I feel better now about my bluescreen experience monday. If @timoreilly has problems too, I'm in good company. #toc

copyhacker: Hate that I'm late to the party, but I can see #TOC taking up a lot of my spare attention today.

mikecane: Confirm that: NO DRMed Mobi format? I thought Mobi was all 100% DRM, period. #TOC

joebachana: #TOC Cory Doctorow (sitting 2 seats away) afire about a DRM-free O'Reilly book option. Tim says 'yes'

thewritermama: We are in an economic crisis but one reason to be excited. Maybe they'll get a bailout. #TOC

KatMeyer: TO'R: joke: "if publishing is about to go down, just think about the bonuses" #TOC (scrooge mcduck visual).

spiver: @worleygirl Au contraire...maybe. See blog post today: Publishers: about to make same mistakes as music biz. Susanpiver.com/wordpress #toc

thewritermama: Gutenberg's times were terrible, and so were many times that followed. #TOC

mikecane: That is, when sold VIA the MobiPocket STORE, OK? #TOC

pablod: On financial crisis: if publishing goes belly-up, think of the bonuses! *groan* #toc

doctorow: Hugo was a complete technophobe reactionary -- he wrote the Berne Convention! #toc

davegray: Lament for the passing of beautiful things #toc

joebachana: #TOC Books created the need for "Cathedrals of Learning"

thewritermama: Cathedrals used to tell stories in stone and glass, but we build new cathedrals of books. #TOC

gohsuket: RT @doctorow: Media that doesn't die can still dwindle -- Opera relies on rich weirdos, not cultural relevance/commercial viability #toc

walkley: Library at TCD as cathedral of learning - great pic @timoreilly #toc

doctorow: Ho-ah! Gutenberg didn't end religion, just cathedral building. Democracy increased religion at the expense of the monolith. #toc

KatMeyer: TO'R: no reason to lament passing of old art forms. "we build new cathedrals" #TOC

thewritermama: We live in amazing times. TED conference speaker said that all these people are coming out of poverty. #TOC

tsattersten: on stage at #toc now: @timoreilly

eykd: "Billions of people are coming out of poverty and joining the world of ideas." #toc

davegray: New things are coming, we are at tv beginning of something fantastic #toc

robotech_master: @gohsuket Heh, the hazards of fast twiitstreams. Until just now, I thought @doctorow was talking about the Opera web browser. :) #TOC

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: #TED ignored financialcrisis lst week;Tim sez times are grim,Now, at the beginning of something fantastic,Alex Tabarrok...

angelajames: #toc 1. We live in an amazing time, we have billions of new people joining the world of ideas

jsteeleeditor: Guttenberg's Bible killed cathedral monopoly; now digital threatens cathedrals of learning (physical libraries) - @timoreilly #toc

Steve_Hamilton: When does the "Tools of Not Shooting Ourselves in the Foot in the First Place" conference start? #TOC #notattoc

jtallent: very telling to the general religious attitude of the group. Cathedrals of learning overtaking cathedrals of spirituality. #toc

davegray: Billions of people are coming out of poverty -- their brains are coming online #toc

doctorow: There are people who saw AOL's Usenet feed as a disaster, and others who saw it as a rebirth. #toc

joebachana: #TOC Skynet?

booksquare: gutenberg didn't imagine jane austen, let alone james joyce (@timoreilly) #toc

thewritermama: We are building a global intelligence network. Gutenberg couldn't imagine what was going to happen. #TOC

robotech_master: @doctorow They're not mutually exclusive, you know. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - O'Reilly's keynote - mapping the internet is similar to mapping the human brain.

angelajames: #toc the internet is becoming more complex, building a global intelligence network that can/will do something different, adventure ahead

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: Web is a neural network, global intelligence network, where are our new Austens and Joyces-we can't imagine this adventure

davegray: We are building a global intelligence network. We can't possibly imagine where the internet is going to take us #toc

Literanista: #Toc http://tinyurl.com/5blvgm

doctorow: The world has 10 kinds of people: 01 those who see it as zero-sum and 10 those who see it as positive-expectation #toc

angelajames: #toc web has generated 1 trillion pages

walkley: Already the web has generated more content than every book published in history. @timoreilly #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - "already the web has generated more pages of content than all the books ever published" - Tim O'Reilly

ValWorkman: @pablod From what you've said, editors and authors should work with the communities as a publisher? #toc

davegray: Already the Internet has publish more pages than in all the books that have ever been printed #toc

DavidDurand: I like the idea of the web as the global slushpile! #toc

Sznq: #toc @timoreilly: Web is a neural network, global intelligence network, where are our new Austens and Joyces-we can't imagine this adventure

macudc: #toc the web has published more pages than all the books written in human history!

thewritermama: Quality of slush pile compares to what you will find published online. #TOC

doctorow: The value of a web-page is orthagonal to its value as commercially prepared info. Its worth is dependent on its social characteristics. #toc

thewritermama: RT @davegray: We are building a global intelligence network. We can't possibly imagine where the internet is going to take us #toc

davegray: Stimulus watch let's you look at every line of the stimulus package #toc

eykd: Have an idea, build it the next day. Uh-oh. I think my boss is hearing this. #toc

doctorow: To double your success, triple your failures #toc

pbburton: The world has 10 kinds of people: 01 those who see it as zero-sum and 10 those who see it as positive-expectation #toc (via @doctorow)

angelajames: RT @thewritermama Quality of slush pile compares to what you will find published online. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - get out of the IT department

donhornsby: RT @thewritermama: We are building a global intelligence network. Gutenberg couldn't imagine what was going to happen. #TOC

davegray: Forget specs. We live in a world where you have an idea and you build it the next day #toc

kenbrady: RT @doctorow: To double your success, triple your failures #toc - Working on it.

shealo: RT @doctorow: Media that doesn't die can still dwindle -- Opera relies on rich weirdos, not cultural relevance/commercial viability #toc

Sarah0s: Cory Doctorow has started suddenly tweeting a lot today. I wonder what #toc is?

macudc: #toc specs, rfp, build is history. Lightweight dev is a must! Agile anyone?

joebachana: #TOC O'Reilly: Lightweight development (rapid) is something publishers have to aspire to (this is a cultural shift,it isn't just about tech)

jsteeleeditor: Engage in lightweight dev of digital natives to get sites built in matter of hours or days; don't wait for spec. - @timoreilly #toc

RITOPL: #TOC -- We have brilliant student innovators looking for jobs! Tim O'Rielly says you should hire them!

pablod: Lightweight development of digital natives is something publishers need to aspire to. Macmillan IT, you listening? #toc

robotech_master: @Sarah0s The hashtag for the O'Reilly Tools of Change conference--as I'm sure half a dozen people are telling you right now. :) #TOC

cmaisannes: Tim O'Reilly: Lightweight development ability of digital natives is something publishers HAVE to emulate, and bring into their teams #TOC

thewritermama: Publishers need to reach out. Partner with others with talent. Bring in new media talent. #TOC

doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

angelajames: #toc publishers need to develop their technology in new ways, using new talents and new media

Sarah0s: RT @doctorow: Media that doesn't die can still dwindle -- Opera relies on rich weirdos, not cultural relevance/commercial viability #toc

joebachana: #TOC Actually, glut of talent on market isn't necessarily what publishers need -- subject matter expertise still important.

tedroden: RT @timoreilly: Hearing Nick Bilton of NYT R&D at #Toc, I think of Edmund Burke @ Joshua Reynolds last lecture: "I heard an Angél speak"

pnh: #toc O'Reilly -- Basic global fact: phones are everywhere

kenbrooks: @robotech_master #toc I think it depends on how many you *would* sell, how tightly customers are connected and how much they cost to develop

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly "if you have an IT dept who says 'give me all the specs and I'll see what I can do' you're lost... have people who live ...

pablod: Economic collapse is great opportunity to bring in new talent in IT—lots of talent floating around. #toc

doctorow: Web+IDEs made is possible for civilians to hack their own code. Fabs make it poss for them to hack objects. Lutheranism comes to stuff! #toc

thewritermama: The future is in online information service. A world where information is everywhere. #TOC

joebachana: #TOC better approach -- recruit bright talent ('digital natives') out of major universities/grad schools, groom them to lead

hirechelsea: Forget specs. We live in a world where you have an idea and you build it the next day #toc (via @davegray)

oreillylabs: RT @abdelazer: *Tons* of people taking paper notes at #toc despite huge number of iPhones and laptops http://tinyurl.com/notetakers (pic)

jimmydare: lightweight/agile development methodology something that publishers *must* aspire to @timoreilly #toc (via @walkley)

TAC_NISO: OReilly: People have skills to get things done-NOW. Developing specs & products w multiyear development cycles be irrelevant by launch #toc

angelajames: #toc imagine a word in which information is everywhere--Google app, put phone to ear, say "pizza" n the phone knows where u r and sends you

ljndawson: #TOC - the power of the phone - everybody has one, and the info that gets to your phone is customized for you

pablod: RT @doctorow: The world has 10 kinds of people: 01 those who see it as zero-sum and 10 those who see it as positive-expectation #toc

hirechelsea: We are building a global intelligence network. We can't possibly imagine where the internet is going to take us #toc (via @davegray)

doctorow: The future of social communications is tools that allow you to better ignore your friends when they're jabbering #toc

booksquare: the future is just begging to be invented #toc

asanjum: RT @doctorow To double your success, triple your failures #toc

thewritermama: Personalized information coming through your cell phone. The future is just begging to be invented by people like us. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - "The future is begging to be invented by people like us." - Tim O'Reilly

doctorow: With apologies to those following this feed! #toc

Literanista: RT Thewritermama: The future is in online information service. A world where information is everywhere. #TOC

KatMeyer: TO'R: phones r everywhere - the future is online info services - INFORMATION is everywhere. OPPORTUNITIES ARE EVERYWHERE!! #TOC

robotech_master: @kenbrooks Anyway, whether p-a copies are good or bad, you can't get around the fact that DRM systems are ineffective by nature. #TOC

thewritermama: We're in a revolution which is when fortunes get made. #TOC

Mose: RT thewritermama: The future is in online information service. A world where information is everywhere. #TOC change info - to relationships

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly "the future is just begging to be invented by people like us"

thedigitalist: #toc Tim OR: the future is begging to be invented by people like us

margopbaldwin: #TOC technology cheer leading is not going to solve the problems we face. on what planet do these people live?

thewritermama: People are still reading. And working with words. #TOC

doctorow: Has anyone seen my Moleskine? Left in Broadway ballroom yesterday Email doctorow@craphound.com #toc

angelajames: #toc 2nd reason to be excited: people are reading a lot. Comparing shelfari, goodreads, library thing: chart curve shows rapid uptake

KatMeyer: TO'R: additional reason to be excited: People r reading - a lot! #TOC

apierrot: Tim O'Reilly we're in a revolution and it's in revolutions that fortunes are made #toc

pnh: RT @doctorow: The future of social communications is tools that allow you to better ignore your friends when they're jabbering #toc

DanKok: #toc In a revolution is when fortunes get made. Embrace the revolution. - Tim O'Reilly

thewritermama: Good reads, library thing, and other book discussion sites are online talking. #TOC

robotech_master: @kenbrooks Mobi, eReader, LIT...5 minutes of googling will find the cracks for all of them. #TOC

geoffcox: Tim O'Reilly: publishers need to have agile teams of new media developers in-house. Multi-year development cycles are unacceptable. #toc

elise_huard: RT @doctorow The future of social communications is tools that allow you to better ignore your friends when they're jabbering #toc

booksquare: interesting graph of sharp uptake in various book-related/discussion sites (goodreads, librarything, etc) reading public out there #toc

angelajames: #toc reading public is out there on the net sharing information about books

Llyann: What's@doctorow playing at?? Ages of hibernation and now a barrage of (very interesting) tweets... something I'm missing? What's #toc?

doctorow: @pnh Can't make an omelet without breaking nation-states #toc

Literanista: #TOC there is a reading public on the net, goodreads will reach 10mil users by next year

margopbaldwin: #TOC people in Africa paying 30-70% of their incomes for a cell phone is NOT an opportunity for educational publishers!

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: people are reading--A LOT! ans nline book discussions are growing..@goodreads etc, @neilgaiman, friend recommendations

angelajames: #toc think of all the books I've picked up because friends or people on book community have recommended them

KatMeyer: TO'R: librarything; shelfari; goodreads - hugely happy stats on rising memberships. Book Community is happening on the web. #TOC

thewritermama: Book community is happening on the web. #TOC

Literanista: #TOC book community is happening

Mose: #toc: Tim O'Reilly: People are reading a lot. The internet is text-based. #toc Yes. thank you! the more it is like TV the less we need it

ljndawson: #TOC - Stephen Fry is the #2 user of Twitter (Obama's #1)

goodreads: #timoreilly just gave a huge shout-out to Goodreads at #toc - Thanks Tim!

Literanista: #toc #2 person on twitter is an author, stephen fry!

angelajames: #toc second influential person on Twitter is an author: Stephen Fry

shealo: RT @doctorow: To double your success, triple your failures #toc

thewritermama: #2 on Twitter is an author. He's got a store. He's doing the work out there on his own. #TOC

glecharles: doesn't like Carr's Flash-based, book-centric site. Agrees w/ @mikecane: no sharecropping; subsidize DIY as mktg investment instead. #TOC

robotech_master: @Llyann @doctorow is at the O'Reilly Tools of Change conference, where he was a speaker yesterday. Lots of ppl are twittering it. #TOC

otown: #timoreilly at #toc: - "We're in a revolution. Revolutions are when fortunes get made."

Brydon: RT @doctorow: The future of social communications is tools that allow you to better ignore your friends when they're jabbering #toc

thewritermama: Publishers need to help authors. Let authors help you. #TOC

walkley: Publishers need to be deeply involved in building services so authors don't have to do things by themselves. @timoreilly #toc

primagames: Tim O'Reilly ain't scared about people not reading any more. They are. #TOC Conference

KatMeyer: TO'R: to the pubs in the audience - help your authors/help yourselves. #TOC

otown: #timoreilly at #toc: Goodreads will have 10 million users before we know it. I agree!

kenbrady: RT @doctorow: The future of social communications is tools that allow you to better ignore your friends when they're jabbering #toc

doctorow: Publishers desperately need to solve the "How do I contribute to you for the free download without screwing your publisher" question #toc

davegray: First time I've seen tim O'reilly talk in person -- he's an inspiring speaker #toc

sarahw: #toc o'reilly namechecks @stephenfry for twitter presence

Paladella: #toc (Tim O'Reilly) .. lightweight IT development must come to publishing industry

kirkbiglione: #toc will go down as the moment @doctorow came out of twitter hibernation.

pablod: @ValWorkman not exactly. the publisher still has a place: infrastructure, resources, etc. Editor becomes producer, curator #toc

thewritermama: Jason Fried message: Get serious about being helpful. We have to do more for out authors than we used to. #TOC

chadrem: Tim O'Reilly to publishers: Get serious about being useful to your authors #toc

doctorow: Jason can get his book into Amazon, provided its not a DRM-free ebook #toc

BlackEyeDesign: @Sarah0s #toc is a publishing conference going on in NYC right now 9today is last day) Tools of Change

Weegee: #TOC. "the future is begging to be invented by people like us." - Tim O'Reilly

angelajames: #toc publishers get serious about helping authors, not just getting books to outlets. We need to do more for our authors than we used to.

KatMeyer: TO'R: Curation still matters. #TOC

robotech_master: @kirkbiglione And probably goes right back into it again after the conference is over. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - "Curation Still Matters" - status-conferral. That's the diff between self-pub and commercial pub

thewritermama: Curation still matters. What we do still matters. We confer status on people. #TOC

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: @stephenfry (173,000 + followers!)...and selling books and videos at his online store...be like that.

jasonboog: #toc @timoreilly: 2nd most followed Twitter-er is author @stephenfry.

ljndawson: #TOC - Every new medium always has a head and those at the head confer status all the way down

KatMeyer: TO'R: re: the longtail - don't forget about the head. #TOC

pablod: TO'R curation still matters. #toc YES!

angelajames: #toc publishers confer status on people. It's a mark that someone thought enough of their book to publish it

mikecane: MOST publishers can be useful to their writers by REVERTING THEIR RIGHTS! #TOC

doctorow: The head of the long tail: What can publishers do for writers who are better at the web than them? #toc

pablod: people in the head of the long tail still confer status on the tail of the long tail. #toc

jsteeleeditor: Publishers confer status on authors; we are the head of the long tail. Need to look ahead but also can direct. - @timoreilly #toc

CuriousTwit: sees a new dawn for editors as Tim OReilly speaks at #toc

DanKok: Curation still matters. #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - "Some blogs are more equal than others" - publishers should figure out how to get up into the head of the Long Tail

margopbaldwin: #TOC what happens When Technology Fails? http://tinyurl.com/bqvc6u

walkley: How does a publisher confer status on authors? @timoreilly #toc

thewritermama: Every long tail has a head. O'Reilly is on Twitter. How can you find time NOT to do it? #TOC

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: statius is conferred on lesser bloggers by more popular ones; publishers, confer status on your authors. Twitter!! Now!

KatMeyer: TO'R: some blogs are more equal than others - publishers need to help confer status on their authors. #TOC

Literanista: #TOC get in on the begining

ljndawson: #TOC - "How do you find time NOT to Twitter?"

angelajames: #toc twitter: how do you find time to do that? How do you not? Find time and get in on it when it's still new

macudc: #toc publishers must be more equal than others in order to be positioned to confer "status" on others

TAC_NISO: Orelilly: Finding time to twitter? 140 characters isn't too hard. Following people who have something important to say is harder. #toc

chadrem: How do you find time NOT to do (twitter). it's something you can do to get in on the ground floor! - @timoreilly #toc

thewritermama: OR follows about 450 people. I'm actually conferring status. #TOC

angelajames: #toc spend a lot of time reflecting out what I read = conferring status

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly "curation still matters," publishers confer status, tim confers status through re-tweeting

tonyarucker: RT @timoreilly: More than 5 million ebooks downloaded from stanza - average price $10+ #toc

pablod: Looking at TO'R's twitter stream. #toc

walkley: @darrenturpin: wish you could have been here, just for this morning's sessions. Seriously good. #toc

doctorow: Most popular new media are focused on sending people away from their sites (GOOG, /., digg, etc) #toc

KatMeyer: TO'R: re: twitter - uses it to confer status - reflects on what he is reading/thinking. Retweeting gr8 way to do this #TOC

theskypirate: Ok, what is #toc?

michaelhyatt: I'm listening to Tim O'Reilly speak at the #TOC conference. He is explaining why Twitter is so important.

angelajames: #toc people are talking about what they're reading/doing in a more intellectual thing. Doing RT'ing

JohnHile: Listening to Tim O'reilly talk about Twitter at TOC #TOC

Suw: @doctorow i'd love a 'toggle mute' option for Twitter, although not for #toc, actually, as I'm enjoying your Tweets.

ljndawson: #TOC - the power of the retweet (RT) - viral

mikecane: WAFM! What "status" does ANY publisher have ABSENT WRITERS?! This is an inversion! #TOC

Kirtim: Adobe and Stanza: http://twurl.nl/whyw5f #TOC

walkley: If Twitter went down during this conference, the whole thing would fail. #toc

booksquare: or, introducing twitter to the greater publishing community #toc

thewritermama: His messages he retweets might reach half a million people. That's a lot! #TOC

angelajames: #toc service tracks how RTs are done. TimO'Reilly is often most RT'd. Good media for getting out word on what I care about

susandanziger: Just found out at the #TOC conference that DailyLit just published first Madoff book

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: On twitter, I confer status by reflecting out what I read....I confer status via links. I retreet (RT).(cites friendfeed)

HowardStelzer: Is listening to Tim O'Reilly talk about why now is a great time to be in book publishing. #toc

drRod: Two Drupal mentions yesterday: a session and slides by Greg Merkle #toc

pablod: TO'R: Re-tweeting is perfect example of conferring status. Me: My neck will fall off from all the nodding in agreement. #toc

booksquare: RT @angelajames: #toc twitter: how do you find time to do that? How do you not? Find time and get in on it when it's still new

thewritermama: The role of the publisher is like buzzing somebody on Twitter. #TOC

angelajames: #toc that is the role of the publisher. Get status in a medium and confer status on your authors and then they confer status back on you

ljndawson: #TOC - the role of the publisher is the "bump" - conferring enough status to go viral

booksquare: RT @KatMeyer: TO'R: some blogs are more equal than others - publishers need to help confer status on their authors. #TOC

thewritermama: Some of our authors surpass us in status and we hope that they will share some of that status with us. #TOC

walkley: 1/3 of O'Reilly employees are on Twitter. #toc

joebachana: #TOC OReilly is really an uber 'Curator', not a publisher, in the Retweet case that he described in his presentation just now

cmaisannes: Retweeting, passing on something worthwhile: "That is the role of a publisher" - Tim O'Reilly #TOC

KatMeyer: TO'R: urges people to personalize their twitter usage. #TOC

angelajames: #toc personalize your Twitter. Don't just use it as promo.

CherylMorgan: Retweeting @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

tsattersten: RT @angelajames: #toc the role of the publisher. Get status in a medium and confer status on your authors and then they confer status back.

bamiller664: RT #toc service tracks how RTs are done. TimO'Reilly is often most RT'd. Good media for getting out word on what I care about

futurelevel: Retweeting @doctorow: The future of social communications is tools that allow you to better ignore your friends when they're jabbering #toc

TAC_NISO: TOR: Making a difference today because of a bump from Tim, Digg other key thought leaders doesn't generally last. Search Digg on effect #toc

kenbrooks: @robotech_master #toc. I'm updating the ebook wiki to start an analysis of "why DRM" in some sectors and not others. URL tk

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly:1/3rd of OReilly twitters; authentic voices get followers. @pogue,@kathysierra--he follws and RTs @stevecase (!!!!)

Hadrien: Adobe DRM support is good news for Stanza, but will Adobe require Lexcycle to use their rendering technology ? #TOC

thewritermama: Uses Twitter as a news feed, follows authors, and if it's good he passes it on. He customizes Twitter to what interests him. #TOC

parkylondon: RT @doctorow : To double your success, triple your failures #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - "publish good stuff about what you're thinking, and people will follow"

angelajames: #toc everyone has a network. Publish good stuff and people will follow (is that like build it and they will come?)

thewritermama: What you are thinking. What your process is? Don't just make announcements. Bestow status. #TOC

booksquare: each you has a network, build your network, look at new types of publisher/author relationships, don't just make announcements #toc

KatMeyer: TO'R: reflect and amplify your community -- it's not all about YOU. #TOC

thewritermama: Talk about issues that matter to you. #TOC

jsteeleeditor: Don't just make announcements via social media; reflect and amplify your community. - @timoreilly #toc

kate_eltham: How can you deliver an "O'Reilly bump" if you're not Tim O'Reilly? Twitter def something publishers should use, but it's relative #TOC

HarperCollinsCa: RT @doctorow #toc "To double your success, triple your failures..." poignant today indeed.

pnh: #toc O'Reilly emphasizes an important aspect of using social media: BESTOW STATUS

chadrem: Don't just make announcements .... talk about the issues that matter to you - @timoreilly #toc

angelajames: #toc another reason to be excited: people are still paying for access to information. The internet is not free.

Sznq: RT @doctorow valu of web-pg is orthagonal 2 its valu as commercially prepard info.Its worth is dependnt on its social characteristics #toc

feralsapient: RT heh @pablod: TO'R: Re-tweeting is perfect example of conferring status. Me: My neck will fall off from all the nodding in agreement. #toc

ftoolan: #TOC twitterers (like me) sound like disciples in a new religion. are TOC folks starting a new one? Is @timoreilly the new demagogue?

thewritermama: People are paying for access to information. It's not just advertising. 25.8 billion spent on Internet Access. #TOC

totai: "The internet is not free" Tim O'Reilly, billions are spent just to access it. People will pay online! #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - "The Internet is basic cable, and Safari is a premium model. Don't get caught in the idea that nobody will pay."

angelajames: #toc don't get caught in the idea that no one will pay

booksquare: don't get caught in the idea that nobody will pay #toc

KatMeyer: TO'R: the internet is not free (basic cable) . don't get caught up in idea that no one will pay online. #TOC

nicprausa: RT @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc -- I agree

thewritermama: Don't get caught in the idea that nobody will pay. Offer variety. We try to give people content how they want it. #TOC

DanKok: #toc Tim O'Reilly is a very compelling speaker. The best by far at the TOC .

ljndawson: #TOC - about half of visitors to O'R is from overseas

totai: So, bundling may not be the answer, but immersive story-telling may be! #toc

doctorow: The fact that a tiny fraction of netusers pay for O'Reilly's services needs to be weighed against the zero-cost of the tire-kickers #toc

booksquare: RT @angelajames: #toc the role of the publisher: status in a medium and confer status on your authors and then they confer status back o ...

angelajames: #toc make your content available wherever your readers want to find it, whatever format they want it.

thewritermama: Lots of sales from overseas. Reaching people we couldn't otherwise reach. We have to share what we learn. #TOC

pablod: "The Internet is basic cable, and Safari is a premium model. Don't get caught in the idea that nobody will pay." #toc

angelajames: #toc DRM is an obstacle (anyone sensing a theme to the conference this year?)

tsattersten: @timoreilly People are paying for access to information on the internet. Don't think it all needs to be free. #toc

chadrem: We have to share what we learn. There are some vendors who are really tight-mouthed - @timoreilly #toc (are you listening Amazon?)

DanKok: make your content available in every format, whereever people want it. #toc

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: distribute yr content in multiple formats! screw drm, an obstacle. share yr knowledge...donwload formats on oreilly-

DavidDurand: #toc 8% seems low based on some other publishers I've seen (like OECD). Maybe boring reference is different from things you read whole.

KatMeyer: the word, and variations of the word "ubiquity" could easily be foundation of a TOC drinking game. #TOC

thewritermama: Sales of downloadable electronic formats: PDF, Mobi, or an e-pub file. Biggest demand is for PDF. #TOC

davidherrold: RT @doctorow: Most popular new media are focused on sending people away from their sites (GOOG, /., digg, etc) #toc

kenbrooks: @robotech_master #toc http://sites.google.com/site/tocebookpresentation ebook wiki that will get the DRM updates

doctorow: Is there anyone at ToC who likes DRM who isn't a DRM vendor? #toc

eykd: TwitterFall == TwitterFAIL under TwitterStorm. #toc

illingworth: #toc Tim O'Reilly: publishers as bestowers of status, and who therefore require status. Are editors therefore the most impt marketers?

kate_eltham: whowa... Tim O'Reilly says eBook sales will be 50% by 2011 #TOC

mikecane: The only "bohemians" freed from rat race are rich ones. The rest of us still must pay rent, buy food, and get cat litter. #TOC

thewritermama: Next e-pub and then Mobi. OR is 50/50 downloads to paper books. #TOC

Kirsten: #toc O'Reilly predicts eBooks could be 50% of sales in 2011

josholalia: @Bookgirl96 Glamor in the publishing business? As a matter-of-fact, yes. It's tweeting from #toc right now ...

thewritermama: We're going to see an explosion in direct sales. #TOC

kirkbiglione: #toc @timoreilly debunking the myth that the Internet is populated by free content hippies

josholalia: RT ((For Much Humor)) @doctorow: Is there anyone at ToC who likes DRM who isn't a DRM vendor? #toc

secondome: Tim O'Reilly: Internet non è gratis.Nel 2008 sono stati pagati 25,8 miliardi di $ nel mondo solo per accedere a qualche servizio online #TOC

joebachana: #TOC re: ebook nut to crack: Tools to help people organize books they've bought online but want to read them across devices at the next page

insanescientist: #TOC keynotes: Stanza, Nick Bilton/NYTimes R&D lab (excellent!), Tim O'Reilly

RITOPL: RT - @Kirsten: #toc O'Reilly predicts eBooks could be 50% of sales in 2011

thewritermama: They have lost no market share in print while e-books have been expanding. #TOC

ArkhamNative: Walking with dog in snowy Yorkshire, reading tweets from O'Reilly keynote in NY. (e-publishing, #TOC) Awesome.

angelinaward: #toc Safari growing 30% YOY

ljndawson: #TOC - "Every business model doesn't fit every opportunity"

Ugotrade: @timoreilly talking about how twitter and retweet creates new possibilities/relationships for publishers and authors #TOC

chriswebb: RT @illingworth: #toc Tim O'Reilly: publishers as bestowers of status, and who therefore require status. Editors therefore most impt mkters?

angelajames: RT @thewritermama Lots of sales from overseas. Reaching people we couldn't otherwise reach. We have to share what we learn. #TOC

tomabba: @doctorow re. DRM - isn't that as close as you can get to a tautology without speaking the words? #toc

DanKok: RT @totai: TIm just said that 50% of sales will be eBooks by 2011! Wow, I cannot believe this talk! #toc. Alarming if true!

thewritermama: Participation drives revenue. Rough cuts to users while in development. People buy them. Then they get more than twice as many sales. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - "participation drives revenue" - Rough Cuts. Rough Cuts books have 2.5 times the revenue as non RCs.

KatMeyer: TO'R: participation drives revenue - when users r given opportunity to be involved in development, they stay involved. #TOC

thewritermama: Get the readers involved and they stay involved. #TOC

Herne: @doctorow Nobody likes DRM #toc

feralsapient: RT yes! @doctorow: ... that a tiny fraction of netusers pay for [the] services needs to be weighed against 0$ of the tire-kickers #toc

pnh: #toc O'Reilly for-pay "rough cuts" service, early looks at books in progress--evidently it MASSIVELY drives sales of final versions

ljndawson: #TOC - "Real World Haskell" - there's a comment link after every paragraph in that book.

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: Real world haskell-commentable paragraphs online..7500 comments frm 80 reviewers, doing well, collaboration matters

thewritermama: Collaborate! The web teaches us that writing is no longer a solitary activity. Involve author and readers early on. #TOC

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly re: rough cuts "participation drives revenue". This is huge shift from digital as afterthought to digital-first.

angelajames: #toc learning from web: collaboration matters. Writing is no longer a solitary effort. Work with authors, readers, etc to build the product

cyberstunt: More than 5 million ebooks downloaded from stanza - average price $10+ #toc

DanKok: writing is no longer a solitary activity. #toc

jsteeleeditor: "Collaboration matters; writing is no longer a solitary activity." Involve your readers early on. - @timoreilly #toc

pnh: #toc Would love to see performance of O'Reilly "rough cuts" service compared with Baen's similar "e-galley" program for novels

mikecane: T'OR publishes specialist texts hardly applicable as model to, say, general fiction. #TOC

chriswebb: RT @MichaelHyatt: I'm listening to Tim O'Reilly speak at the #TOC conference. He is explaining why Twitter is so important.

chadrem: We are learning from the web that collaboration matters. Involve your readers ... to build your product. You can get a lot out of that #toc

RITOPL: RT - @pnh: #toc O'Reilly for-pay "rough cuts" service, early look at books-in-progress-evidently it MASSIVELY drives sales of final versions

susanmernit: #toc @timoreilly: mobile reading experiment. iphone the missing manual...print is #1 compu book & top downloadable ebook, surpassing print

DavidDurand: RT forgot #toc tag: Amazing to me that one can make money on a Haskell book. At all! Sign of the power of the open process...

ljndawson: #TOC - iPhone, the Missing App is O'Reilly's top seller in its category, but the iPhone App of the book has outsold the print book

thewritermama: Price point does matter. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - the iPhone book is price sensitive - they doubled the price and lost sales.

booksquare: RT @ljndawson: #TOC - "participation drives revenue" - Rough Cuts. Rough Cuts books have 2.5 times the revenue as non RCs.

thewritermama: Algorithmic pricing. Figure out together what is the right pricing. #TOC

angelajames: #toc we have to figure out together, what is the right price?

joebachana: #TOC O'Reilly says his company has been experimenting w/ pricing of books and has come up with good results

KatMeyer: TO'R: experiment w/ pricing of ebooks. Google's idea of algorithmic pricing is perhaps an answer to the question. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Google's algorithmic pricing - right now we don't know what the right pricing models are for ebooks

pablod: RT@pnh #toc Would love to see performance of O'Reilly "rough cuts" service compared with Baen's similar "e-galley" program for novels

kirkbiglione: #toc @timoreilly talking about price experimentation on iPhone app store.

Kirsten: Mobile option for Safari launched: m.safaribooks.com #toc

chelseagreen: Anyone interested in real-world examples of social media working well for a publisher, come to broadway north @ 2:50. I'll be talking. #toc

tsattersten: @timoreilly iPhone The Missing Manual: more copies sold as an app than as a book, but $4.99 vs $24.95 - similar margins #toc

toc: "Tools of Change Twitter tidbits" over on TeleRead http://bit.ly/SJB1 #toc

ProgGrrl: RT @doctorow Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

3ghz: RT @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - Bookworm, dev by Liza Daly, is a free EPUB reader.

thewritermama: Bookworm is a free e-pub device. Free and money can co-exist. (Yes!) #TOC

lwaldal: not really attending #toc but am at toc for project and am intrigued to try reading a digital book so i'm checking out stanza/iphone

kirkbiglione: #toc sales of missing manual dropped 4x when price raised from 4.99 to 9.99.

spaghetti_p: battle of the hashtags in my twitter stream #ALI vs #TOC

thewritermama: Free books are going to enable the market for paid books. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - free and pay can coexist.

angelajames: #toc Google Book search Movile app: performs the same role as mp3 in getting people to read online. (hmmm)

eykd: TO'R: "Free books are going to enable the market for paid books." #toc

doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

walkley: Google Books mobile enable market for paid books in same way MP3 empowered market for iTMS @timoreilly #toc

chadrem: Just re-met @bamiller664 and am now following. Sitting in the back of the #toc keynote has proven a good move this week ;-)

thewritermama: We are taking a road trip. Keep gas in the car. Biz is not a tour of gas stations. #TOC

jafurtado: RT @ljndawson #TOC - Google's algorithmic pricing - right now we don't know what the right pricing models are for ebooks

walkley: "The best way to predict the future is to invent it." @timoreilly #toc

bwingenroth: RT @doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc

thewritermama: People need what we do. You are members of a great profession. People want publishers to do their magic. #TOC

shannonholman: #TOC @timoreilly "free books are going to enable the market for raid books." "People need what we do."

KatMeyer: TO'R: TO publishers: People need what we do. #TOC

mikecane: @MichaelHyatt Where is the post about friction you wrote? Link is dead! #TOC

mightymur: RT @doctorow: Tim O'Reilly "Free books enable the market for paid books" AMEN, PREACH BROTHER #toc