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cmaisannes’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Pre-Conference, Jan 1, 12:00

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cmaisannes: is looking forward to #toc

cmaisannes: is sitting at CHO with @bmaisannes, headed to #toc

Tutorials, Feb 9, 8:30

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cmaisannes: wishes the #toc wireless were easier to log into

cmaisannes: @laurahazardowen yup, the people around me are having problems with wireless too. #toc

cmaisannes: finds it interesting that so many people in the publishing world are saying "it's not about the technology, it's about the content." #TOC

cmaisannes: loves that the ebook I tutorial break this morning is scheduled to coincide with the announcement from Amazon #TOC

GeoffreyDennis: @cmaisannes when is the annoucement? #toc

cmaisannes: @GeoffreyDennis 10 a.m. :http://topnews.us/content/23406-what-will-amazon-unveil-today-s-press-conference #TOC

cmaisannes: @GeoffreyDennis 10 a.m.: http://tinyurl.com/d7o95q #TOC

cmaisannes: thinks #TOC broke twitter!

cmaisannes: Stephen King is a good one to publicize Kindle... He did an ebook experiment before, back in the day, yes? #TOC

cmaisannes: Kindle 2.0 info: http://tinyurl.com/bo47br #TOC

cmaisannes: It is problematic for authors if publishers contract rights to digital content but then don't develop digital content. = Content death #TOC

cmaisannes: Did Ken Brooks (Cengage) just say there is no value in the long tail? #TOC

cmaisannes: RT w/ #TOC: Cengage reveals ebooks sold at chapter level = sizable revenue, thanks to students who didn't buy textbook & must cram for test

Tutorials, Feb 9, 1:30

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cmaisannes: In eBooks II: Formats & Standards @ #TOC

cmaisannes: @eykd XML is infinitely extensible. Your structure can be whatever you want it to be. #TOC

TOCConNow: by @cmaisannes: In eBooks II: Formats & Standards @ #TOC

cmaisannes: @jtallent's talk at #TOC promises to be techie w/ code examples for Kindle. Hooray!

cmaisannes: @CathleenRitt So I should have gone to the Gossieaux presentation after our discussion at lunch, apparently! #TOC

cmaisannes: Audience comment to Keith Fahlgren's recommendation to "link everything" in ebpus: "It's like Easter Eggs for ebooks" #TOC

Bob Stein Keynote, Feb 10, 8:50

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cmaisannes: OK, I had no idea that Bob Stein started the Criterion collection! Specifically thought of it as "a publishing company" #TOC

cmaisannes: Stein: “A book is a place where readers (and sometimes authors) congregate." #TOC

cmaisannes: Stein: "Authors become leaders of communities of inquiry (non-fiction) or creators of worlds that readers populate (fiction).” #TOC

cmaisannes: Stein: "A new-school author makes a commitment to engage with readers in the context of a particular subject." #TOC

cmaisannes: Stein: "Our great-grandchildren will think of reading a s a social experience – something they do with others." #TOC

cmaisannes: Stein: "The principle role of publishers in the future is to build and nurture vibrant communities for authors and their readers." #TOC

Peter Brantley Keynote, Feb 10, 9:20

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cmaisannes: Peter Brantley (DLF): from I.A. Richard, 1924: “A book is a machine to think with.” (Principles of Literary Criticism) #TOC

cmaisannes: P. Brantley: "What is published will become less about the books than the people who read them." - the network is the content? #TOC

Cory Doctorow Keynote, Feb 10, 9:39

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cmaisannes: Cory Doctorow: "DRM is a futile errand." #TOC

Sessions, Feb 10, 10:45

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cmaisannes: Caught the Espresso Book Machine demo during the break -- less than 15 minutes to what looks like a pretty nice book -- impressive. #TOC

cmaisannes: Orwant, Google Book Search: "Ultimate goal:convert images to 'original intent' XML." OCR is just the first step. Good to hear, but how? #TOC

Sessions, Feb 10, 11:35

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cmaisannes: RT @mkirschenbaum overhead: Audible.com walked out on Cory Doctorow. #TOC

Lunch, Feb 10, 12:20

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cmaisannes: CJ Rayhill: The Kindle is only a "one-way device" - would be great if it could connect readers to each other at the moment of reading. #TOC

Sessions, Feb 10, 1:40

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cmaisannes: David Rothman SAYS "p book" and "e" just like he types it. I have to say, I'm not a fan of that as shorthand. #TOC

cmaisannes: Question: Does the Kindle matter as much as we think it does? D. Rothman: No. It’s based on proprietary technology. Get with the epub. #TOC

robotech_master: @cmaisannes Yeah, you can always count on @rothman to beat the up-with-ePub, down-with-proprietary drum. It's kind of endearing. :) #toc

cmaisannes: ebook panel: THE CONTAINER MATTERS. Why do you pay more for a DVD than a VHS tape? It’s the same content! #TOC

bollyweed: @cmaisannes Because I'm a consumer and Iike buying new things :) #toc

cmaisannes: @thefoodgeek There's been a lot of interesting talk of e-services/communities building up around cookbooks at #TOC, actually - up your alley

Afternoon Break, Feb 10, 3:15

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cmaisannes: P. Brantley: In mobile devices, we are transitioning to a gaming world model: complex, information-rich, dynamic.You must decide & act. #TOC

Sarah Lloyd Keynote, Feb 10, 4:21

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cmaisannes: Jeff Jarvis: Content without links is content without value – it’s the tree that fell in the forest that no one heard. #TOC

cmaisannes: Sara Lloyd: "The pace of change is giddying" #TOC

Jason Epstein Keynote, Feb 10, 5:29

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cmaisannes: I am sorry to say that I don't have the mental capacity to think about Montaigne or Erasmus after a long but fabulous day at #TOC

annmichael: @cmaisannes I completely agree. I know he's impressive, but I'm having a lot of trouble focusing on him. #TOC

Neelan Choksi Keynote, Feb 11, 8:54

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cmaisannes: Choksi: Stanza eReader software will support Adobe DRM now #TOC

cmaisannes: Though Stanza still believes that DRM-free is the way to go for publishers #TOC

Tim O'Reilly Keynote, Feb 11, 9:48

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

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:50

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cmaisannes: Next up: "Challenging Notions of Free." Paging @doctorow. #TOC

doctorow: @cmaisannes I'm here #toc

amandafrench: @cmaisannes @mkirschenbaum Breaking news "Author’s Guild calls Kindle 2’s text-to-speech software illegal" http://bit.ly/2f4KlA #TOC topic?

Lunch, Feb 11, 12:35

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cmaisannes: After "paging" @doctorow to that last #TOC session, he ended up sitting behind me. Totally was not going to twitter about it, but then...

cmaisannes: Dude gives @doctorow his card, & he responds with, "I'm out of cards, but I'm the first Cory in Google." Ha. #TOC

robotech_master: Dude gives @doctorow his card, & he responds with, "I'm out of cards, but I'm the first Cory in Google." Ha. #TOC (via @cmaisannes)

TOCConNow: by @cmaisannes: Dude gives @doctorow his card, & he responds with, "I'm out of cards, but I'm the first Cory in Google." Ha. #TOC

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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cmaisannes: #TOC Panelist: "XML is a lot stricter than I was used to, but after a while, I started to enjoy the well-formed, validated lifestyle."

Afternoon Break, Feb 11, 4:25

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shanakimball: RT @cmaisannes Dude gives @doctorow his card, & he says "I'm out of cards, but I'm the first Cory in Google." #TOC (just heard this too!)