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angelajames: #toc next speaker Nina Paley

RonHogan: #toc here comes Nina Paley!

angelajames: keynote moderator joked that some of us may hit 50k on twitter this week #toc (so true)

thewritermama: Nina Paley, artist is the final speaker at TOC. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley, artist (comic, animated filmmaker).

danwallek: #toc unfortunate that the noisy teardown couldn't wait until after closing keynotes.

deepeight: Hey, #TOC attendees, say hello for me to my friend Victoria Blake, publisher of Underland Press if you see her.

RonHogan: #toc I'm going to switch to moleskine for a bit.

angelajames: #toc Nina Paley made an animated feature film on her own

arh: #toc Encouragement from @timoreilly at Tools of Change Conference. People are still reading. Books. A lot.

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley talks about open source - publishers don't want to publish open-source.

thewritermama: She made The Open Source Coffee Table Book. Publishing Pop Culture in the Digital Age. Ninapaley.com. #TOC

tobiasbuckell: RT @doctorow: "Once you've written a book, you never read the same way again" AMEN BROTHER PREACH #toc

thewritermama: Publishers are terrified of the Internet b/c it's changing pop culture. #TOC

KatMeyer: cool RT @jchristie: My brother @jakechristie has done NaNo for years now - I actually sold one of his books at the Sherman's in Camden! #toc

Springbaby31: #toc Nina Paley "All pop content publishers are attached to the old model – everything has to be copyrighted"

doctorow: The Internet is communism! #toc

Springbaby31: #toc Nina Paely "the problem with the internet is it's like communism" everything is free

laurahazardowen: Nobody here is scared of the Internet, though. Right? #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley - "free culture is free enterprise and free markets", not communism.

thewritermama: Free culture is not communism, it's free enterprise and free markets. #TOC

robotech_master: And Soylent Green is people... RT @doctorow: The Internet is communism! #toc #toc

jsteeleeditor: Free culture is not communism. Free culture = free enterprise and free markets. -Nina Paley #toc

thewritermama: Everybody could be making more money. #TOC

robotech_master: If the Internet is communism, who is Senator McCarthy? #toc

kpwerker: RT @RonHogan: #toc Chris Baty: "spending 30 days amuck in your imagination is one of the best things you can do with your life" #nanowrimo

MarieBilde: finds that #TOC was well worth a cross-atlantic journey

thewritermama: Content is free. Containers are not free. Computers are not free. CDs aren't free. Books aren't free. #TOC

thewritermama: Use the unlimited resource to sell the limited resource. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley: Content is free. Containers are not free. Use the free stuff to sell the un-free stuff.

jsteeleeditor: Content is free. *Containers* are not free. Use the unlimited resource (content) to sell the limited resource (container). -Nina Paley #toc

Hadrien: Feedbooks = Communism ! ;) #TOC

thewritermama: Containers add utility to what's free. #TOC

KatMeyer: Nina Paley: content is free & unlimited. containers are limited and not free. sell the container (add utility and value to content). #TOC

davidnudo: #toc Nina Paley is making the case for free content. She wants us to think that the free conent help sell the containers (books, CDs, PCs).

drRod: Content may be free because not scarce (bits = unlimited supply), but that don't mean it's without value. And why should $ = value? #toc

Nearlydown: RT Content is free. *Containers* are not free. Use the unlimited resource (content) to sell the limited resource (container)#toc #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Copyright is a dam.

Springbaby31: #toc Nina Paley speech, controversial ideas on free content unltd resource but ltd resource, the container (the book, the computer) not free

doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

thewritermama: Information wants to be free. When you cordon off water, everything stagnates and dies. #TOC

Springbaby31: #toc I think writers might disagree that the container is more valuable than the content

thewritermama: Disney is an example of controlled content. Prinesses image. #TOC

Nearlydown: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc #TOC

nickck: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley: copyright gives you stagnant content, toxic content.

soufron: #toc garfield is not popular... nobody likes it ! they just keep pushing it through their syndication channels !

Saintless: RT @doctorow: The Internet is communism! #toc

thewritermama: What's controlable is valuable. #TOC

thewritermama: She will release her film under creative commons. #TOC

monoboy: RT @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

Saintless: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

jsteeleeditor: "Businesses that are going to succeed are going to get out of licensing and into servicing." -Nina Paley #toc

grrlb0t: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

thewritermama: Businesses that are going to succeed are going to get out of licsencing and into servicing. #TOC

badmacktuck: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

mwsmedia: @doctorow Love it. If DRM is a urinary tract infection, are file sharers catheters? #toc

andrewmcintyre: RT @michaelallison: RT: @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

WarLordwrites: RT @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc [LMAO]

thewritermama: Musicians have figured this out. You can't get a t-shirt from the internet. #TOC

JamesChutter: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

TariAkpodiete: Retweeting @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

AlwaysBreaking: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

businessquests: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

thewritermama: Producing Open Source Software by (can't see author's name). #TOC

TomThompson: @kwohlrob glad you mentioned the dearth of fiction writers. My #toc takeaway does nothing for fiction/lit concerns. Coulda used that.

soufron: #toc why buy books ? you can also get them from your friends ! and never give them back !

thewritermama: All open lic. books are just text. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - printed book = treeware

johnatlarge: Kudos to O'Reilly. The stimulus publishers package need. RT @toc: Most video of #toc to go up in coming weeks http://bit.ly/14xb06

library_chan: LOL RT @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

RonHogan: RT @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley brings up the idea of books as souvenir

soufron: #toc www.sinfest.net

soufron: #toc www.sinfest.net, tetsuya ishida does it... everything is free online and he seels marchendise

soufron: @ljndawson #TOC - printed book = treeware

edwinalui: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - the trouble with tweeting a visual artist is that words can't capture what she's saying...

laurahazardowen: If you are on the left side of the room, what is that whooshing sound? Is it wind or elevators or what? #TOC

egtalbot: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

mikecane: @soufron Brilliant!! I love Sinfest!! #TOC

kenbrooks: #toc Did she just say books weren't expensive to create?

jaberwocky: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

angelajames: RT @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

eryno: rt @doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

modernevil: Last 2 speakers at #ToC do not seem to have attended rest of the conf. Nina Paley seems unaware of eBooks, digital cinema, Internet video..

Springbaby31: #toc @laurahazardowen We on the left side of the room are wonder'g the same thing!. think they're rolling around tables

CuriousTwit: @laurahazardowen it is the wind of change, laura, the wind of change... #toc

doctorow: @kenbrooks Relative to the cost of feature films, books ARE inexpensive to produce #toc

doctorow: Sita Sings the Blues -- incredible, gorgeous, amazing. Stonking. #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley's film is freaking gorgeous but I can't tell what it's about

mikecane: These are you orders: SHOOT the idiot who said "information wants to be free." SHOOT NOW!! #TOC

thewritermama: sitasingstheblues.com is her film. #TOC

jsteeleeditor: Nina Paley shares the trailer for her Creative Commons film, "Sita Sings the Blues" - gorgeous. Can't wait to see the whole thing. #toc

thewritermama: It's gone to festivals and she has a blog. It's been very well-reviewed. Had a fund-raising screening. #TOC

RonHogan: #toc this trailer for Sita Sings the Blues is AMAZING. if it was eligible for best animated film some year, it could damn well win.

doctorow: @mikecane The full quote is "Information wants to be free. Also, information wants to be expensive." #toc

KatMeyer: Nina Paley says she has been blogging about copyright issues around the film...that would be great to bring into the discussion. #toc

alisterscott: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

thewritermama: 30,000 dollars have come in from the Internet. Giving stuff away brings stuff back. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - Nina Paley: "Giving stuff away, as dumb as it sounds, comes back to you"

thewritermama: Free culture = free enterprise. #TOC

DavidDurand: Glad to see that athens film festival gave it a prize! #toc

thewritermama: Artist > audience>money>to the artist. #TOC

geoffcox: Cool trailer for "Sita Sings The Blues" (.com) which is a movie Nina Paley released under a Creative Commons license. #toc

mikecane: @doctorow People tend to use only the first half, which drives me up the wall. As you have seen! #TOC Writers must pay rent, buy food!

oreillymedia: RT @toc: Video of #toc presentations are starting to go up (we'll be posting almost all of 'em in the coming weeks) http://bit.ly/14xb06

thewritermama: If people like the screening, they want to buy tokens. People like t-shirts. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - once again with the souvenirs - people like tokens of their experience

KatMeyer: NP: audiences are almost begging for ways to connect back (w/ artist). they want TOKENS of the "thing" (film, book, etc.) #TOC

KatMeyer: RT @RonHogan: sitasingstheblues.com you will thank me. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - she really is a visual thinker

thewritermama: Artist>publisher>audience>money>publisher>artist #TOC

Springbaby31: #toc Can an author's work translate to merch ala t-shirts, keychains, etc if they're not YA or children's authors?

ClementineNYC: Le prix du film d'animation à Annecy a une licence Creative Commons, et va etre en ligne gratuitement tres bientot http://bit.ly/73zE #toc

RonHogan: #toc @doctorow just bought the SITA dvd from Paley onstage.

doctorow: @mikecane Totally orthogonal to copyright. GIve poets 10,000 years of perfect (c) and they'll still be broke. #toc

drRod: aha, publishers have a role because authors don't _want_ to sell, they want to author #toc

thewritermama: Author endorsement market. Singed and numbered limited edition. #TOC

thewritermama: Books tactile beautiful signed limited and works of art. #TOC

30PorCento: RT @jafurtado "A Coleção do Melhor da TOC" já está disponível num E-Book gratuito > http://is.gd/jdTa #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - "I don't know if you've seen what they're doing with inks these days" - Nina Paley

thewritermama: Pre-downloaded DVDs with the artist's signature for sale. #TOC

ljndawson: #TOC - free also = free advertising

thewritermama: If it's free, it can spread. If it's good, the audience will quote, cite, review and promote it. #TOC

soufron: #toc why not just drawing the characters and letting other people write the books or do the animation ?

laurahazardowen: Outsource distribution to your audience! Love it. #TOC

jsteeleeditor: Why make it free online if you can make $ on container? Free content spreads, good content is own advertising. -Nina Paley #toc

thewritermama: Good content advertises itself. (Missed last point) #TOC

monkeyhammer: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc (via @doctorow)

toc: As you leave the #toc ballroom, look for a few O'Reilly books near reg area--free to the first takers! (There's just a few, so share. :))

mikecane: @doctorow Came back late. Missed framing. True about poets. But some have the idea everything is "free." #TOC

Hadrien: Kevin Kelly wrote a great article about adding value to free content #TOC

thewritermama: Free culture, gradual build, popularity increases, it's a classic! Only works if it's good. #TOC

KatMeyer: NP: "audience distribution" - "free" allows your audience to be your distributor of content. (WOM 4 "packaging" u r selling). #TOC

thinkmaya: RT @thewritermama: Content is free. Containers are not free. Computers are not free. CDs aren't free. Books aren't free. #TOC

thinkmaya: RT @thewritermama: Containers add utility to what's free. #TOC

KatMeyer: NP: "This only works if it (content) is GOOD." #TOC