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doctorow’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Cory Doctorow Keynote, Feb 10, 9:39

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stanza_reader: #toc - Any time somebody puts a lock on something you own and doesn't give you the key, they are not doing it for your benefit per @doctorow

Kirsten: @doctorow was awesome - hope the rest of the presentations today are nearly that good #toc

jasonboog: #toc Interesting footnote to @doctorow keynote: http://tinyurl.com/cso839

Sessions, Feb 10, 11:35

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robotech_master: @chelseagreen Some of the tweets about his speech credited it to @doctorow so I would guess so! #toc

sgleim: @chelseagreen Try @doctorow #toc

chelseagreen: @sgleim That's it. Thanks. @doctorow. It was a great ptesentation. I'm glad my boss heard it! #toc

Neelan Choksi Keynote, Feb 11, 8:54

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doctorow: Stanza guy says he reads from his iPhone to his kid at groc store. Author's Guild says that's illegal! #toc

mr_random: nice one RT @doctorow Stanza guy says he reads from his iPhone to his kid at groc store. Author's Guild says that's illegal! #toc

pnh: RT @doctorow: Stanza guy says he reads from his iPhone to his kid at groc store. Author's Guild says that's illegal! #toc

doctorow: Author's Guild is hell-bent on making the moral case for ripping off authors. That'll work. #toc

kenbrady: RT @doctorow: Stanza guy says he reads from his iPhone to his kid at groc store. Author's Guild says that's illegal! #toc - Wow.

doctorow: It's heresy, but I wonder about the need for stnds convergence. If all the stnds are open, then you can just play them all. #toc

otrops: Exciting to that @doctorow appears to be live blogging #toc on twitter.

cplater: RT @doctorow: Stanza guy says he reads from his iPhone to his kid at groc store. Author's Guild says that's illegal! #toc

mikecane: @doctorow They should all standardize on ePub, dammit. #TOC

doctorow: Stanza's lesson: people want to configure their culture. Making a priori assumptions about reading habits will cost you customers. #toc

livetweetlinks: RT: Exciting to that @doctorow appears to be live blogging #toc on twitter. http://tinyurl.com/d53odq

mikecane: @doctorow http://tinyurl.com/55zuyk #TOC

shassinger: RT @doctorow Stanza guy says he reads from his iPhone to his kid at groc store. Author's Guild says that's illegal! #toc #thoughtcrime

doctorow: "The more you restrict the ability to transform an ebook, the more it has to be valued on the same axes as a pbook. #toc

doctorow: Ebooks *fail* on those axes #toc

Nick Bilton Keynote, Feb 11, 9:18

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mr_random: nice to see @doctorow livetweeting #TOC ... I'm such a big fan :)

doctorow: Less than 1pct sales in Stanza d/ls -- cost of not closing a sale? 0. #toc

doctorow: It's not the end of print -- the future composts the past. #toc

doctorow: Also: the paperback novel and the waltz both prompted cries that young people would be corrupted by the bad influence of new media #toc

ricetopher: RT @doctorow: It's not the end of print -- the future composts the past. #toc

doctorow: Social network aggregates interesting things and shoves 'em over our transom. Repudiates Negroponte's "Daily Me" #toc

Sznq: RT @doctorow It's not the end of print -- the future composts the past. #toc

HankMehle: Retweeting @doctorow: It's not the end of print -- the future composts the past. #toc

doctorow: Paging Dr Negroponte, your Daily Me is ready. #toc

RonHogan: RT @doctorow on @nickbilton concepts: "Paging Dr Negroponte, your Daily Me is here" #toc

doctorow: @pnh Social networks have always told us stories that are normative, amusing, or urgent. I think that modern social news is different. #toc

doctorow: The universe of clickable things that kids know about is already intractable. Why would they click on stuff that's 2 clix away? #toc

doctorow: English's signal virtue is its malleability. If you want to speak a language with jealous guardians, switch to German or French. #toc

jsteeleeditor: RT @doctorow English's signal virtue is malleability. If you want to speak a language w/ jealous guardians, switch to German or French. #toc

doctorow: OK doesn't come from "Oll Korrect" -- that's a back-formation. #toc

doctorow: "He investigated himself" -- did the fact-checkers have to confirm his quotes? #toc

soufron: @doctorow It's more like he put his old stuff online #toc

doctorow: Poetry is more abundant and less relevant and commercial than ever. The bottom of the commercial mkt & the cost of production coincided #toc

soufron: @doctorow Well... people who actually work can always get some sort of funding : dancers, painters, writers, journalists... #toc

doctorow: Election-coverage idea: a browser plugin that turns every politico's name into a donor-list popup & every donor into a list of pols #toc

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

doctorow: Some writers need their publishers to create their sites; some have better sites than their publishers, some shouldn't be online at all #toc

doctorow: Wikipedia has partly solved the problem of page-fluidity. I write all my novels with git checkins every 15 min now. #toc

doctorow: Versioning -- let readers go backwards and forwards. Programmers have solved this: source control #toc

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

DavidDurand: @doctorow #toc I got into this because of Ted Nelson, but I've become skeptical that readers will use this. Maybe the directors cut...

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

doctorow: I want an NYT that has wikipedia-style tags next to the front-page arts, "6 of 9 in the bullpen think this is BS" #toc

eykd: @kenbrooks: The point is, you didn't pay for them to see the book. Someone else did that for you. This works. See @doctorow. #toc

doctorow: @pnh Amen -- "Me and my pal Bill Shakespeare" is BS (Sterling). No one plays a video-game for the cutscenes #toc

doctorow: @pnh Amen -- "Me and my pal Bill Shakespeare" is BS (Sterling). No one plays a video-game for the cutscenes ##toc

robotech_master: @kenbrooks Besides which, as people like @doctorow (hi, Cory!) have proven, pass-along copies sell more print copies. #TOC

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Morning Break, Feb 11, 10:15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

doctorow: Best way to predict the future is 2 imagine that the thing you can't live without will stop existing and prove to have been unimportant #toc

fortrel: @doctorow You're having fun live-twittering at #toc, it seems! Good to see you active on twitter again!

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

cmdln: Love seeing @doctorow live tweeting #toc. Many already great ideas re-shared by @oreilly himself if you follow him.

bwalder: RT @doctorow: It's not the end of print -- the future composts the past. #toc (Re Stanza, et al)

tomguarriello: @doctorow lol re: apology! Did have to turn off mobile phone notification for duration of #toc!

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

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

TAC_NISO: RT @doctorow TOR & Free books - National Academies Press been giving all its content away free online since 90s-seen increase in sales #toc

robotech_master: @bash @aleksk @Illykai Well, @doctorow is at the Tools of Change conference, where EVERYBODY is tweeting. I think he got infected. :) #toc

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:00

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booktype: RT @doctorow: Wikipedia has partly solved the problem of page-fluidity. I write all my novels with git checkins every 15 min now. #toc

doctorow: Blurb isn't about authors -- otherwise they'd let them choose to do CC releases alongside the PoD books. #toc

eve11: RT @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

uncleweed: @doctorow is rockin compelling punditry about CC & publishing from #toc conf - follow along for enrichment about drm, distribution & writers

davidorban: Holy Crap! @all @lazyweb make sure you follow @doctorow on #toc. A real deluge of unmissable tweets.

idlemountain: Lord! First check in of the day (my bad) & @doctorow is twittering in the age of distraction http://tinyurl.com/8n5kox Enjoyable stuff.#toc

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

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

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

doycet: Utterly swamped by tweets from @doctorow at #TOC. I'm drowning in a tweetstorm, but it's fascinating. Mmm, delicious drowning. [NB]

doctorow: WoW isn't a story -- roleplayers are the nerd outcasts of MMOGs. Cutscenes aren't narrative. MMO != computerized D&D. #toc

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:50

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jasonboog: Kindle audio? @doctorow versus AG at #toc: http://tinyurl.com/db5ahs

helenharrop: if I'd known @doctorow was going to go #twittermental today, I'd have set up a video cam to record poor nabaztag trying to deal with it #toc

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

doctorow: @cmaisannes I'm here #toc

oupblog: @doctorow @jwikert @chelseagreen @ami_with_an_i @RonHogan @booksquare Really jealous of all of you at Toc, grrr budget cuts. #toc

doctorow: Main issue is discovery not piracy -- PREACH BROTHER #toc

doctorow: Random House: Goal with free d/ls is to find the right person for the right book (!), downloaders write about books, facebook 'em, etc #toc

doctorow: Antidote to fear of piracy is information #toc

tamera: RT @doctorow Random House: Goal w/ free d/ls is to find the right person for right book(!), downloaders write about books, fb 'em, etc #toc

jyro: RT @doctorow: Antidote to fear of piracy is information #toc

KatMeyer: @jtallent Graphic designers who don't speak XML in 21st Cen r like print designers who don't understand process colors #toc (via @doctorow)

doctorow: Study: P2P threat is overstated for books -- low incident of piracy, lag of 20 weeks. #toc

heathr: @doctorow Core part of piracy/ biz model fears is fear of moving to mode of relationship over data: both of which always exist #toc

robotech_master: @doctorow I read (and blogged) an article suggesting that a LACK OF piracy was the reason e-books hadn't taken off yet. #toc

gohsuket: RT @doctorow: Antidote to fear of piracy is information #toc

pedrorq: rT @doctorow : Antidote to fear of piracy is information #toc

thor: RT @doctorow: Study: P2P threat is overstated for books -- low incident of piracy, lag of 20 weeks. #toc

robotech_master: @doctorow #toc Article here: http://bit.ly/Yy73 My blog post here: http://bit.ly/Ibnj

doctorow: Random House study: Free downloads correlate with slight increase in sales, though may not be causal #toc

doctorow: O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

digitalwaveride: RT @doctorow: Random House study: Free downloads correlate with slight increase in sales, though may not be causal #toc

doctorow: O'Reilly study: Divert anti-piracy energy into developing good digital platforms #toc

jsteeleeditor: RT @doctorow O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

digitalwaveride: RT @doctorow: Study: P2P threat is overstated for books -- low incident of piracy, lag of 20 weeks. #toc

doctorow: O'Reilly study: Vast majority of ebook piracy is RapidShare, not P2P. Bittorrent is set up for big files. Ebooks are small. #toc

doctorow: O'Reilly study: If you care about fighting piracy, stop paying attention to piratebay, and look at where it actually happens. #toc

digitalwaveride: RT @doctorow: Random House: Goal with free downloads is to find the right person for the right book (!), downloaders share them #toc

doctorow: MAN, I WANT A COPY OF THIS RESEARCH from "Economics of Free" panel at Tools of Change #toc

podiobooks: Need specifics > RT @doctorow: Random House study: Free downloads correlate with slight increase in sales, though may not be causal #toc

systimetre: @doctorow me too #toc

Tabz: RT @doctorow: Random House study: Free downloads correlate with slight increase in sales, though may not be causal #toc

doctorow: Piracy correlates with retail patterns: peak at release, quick dropoff #toc

paddaniels: RT @doctorow: Vast majority of ebook piracy is RapidShare, not P2P. Bittorrent is set up for big files. Ebooks are small. #toc

pablod: @doctorow asks about darknets. Does not apply, they say: This study is only "consumer-level" pirate networks. #toc

jasonboog: now video up @doctorow versus AG at #toc http://tinyurl.com/db5ahs

robotech_master: @doctorow I blogged on a study that suggested darknets are going to be just as usable as ordinary P2P by 2010. #toc

kishizuka: @doctorow Nice Tweeting of #toc. Consider hiring out as a live blogger ;-) And greetings from your fans at School Library Journal.

ljndawson: #TOC - @doctorow - not for books. The book market is so far below movies/tv/music.

doctorow: Need to study YA books and series titles for piracy -- yes totally will have different P2P characteristics #toc

ljndawson: #TOC - @doctorow - now you're talking. If there's any opp for books, it's that one.

kenbrady: RT @doctorow: O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

jasonboog: First lunchtime talking point RT @doctorow: O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

jennifertribe: RT @jasonboog: new video up @doctorow versus AG at #toc http://tinyurl.com/db5ahs

cindi: really loving the tweets from @doctorow, who's at Tools of Change O'Reilly conf. Yes, THAT O'Reilly. #toc

cindi: and THAT @doctorow. #toc

Lunch, Feb 11, 12:35

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mikesavastano: RT @doctorow: O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

mhp: RT @doctorow: Random House study: Free downloads correlate with slight increase in sales, though may not be causal #toc

mhp: RT @doctorow: O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

gohsuket: RT @doctorow: O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

mhp: RT @doctorow: Study: P2P threat is overstated for books -- low incident of piracy, lag of 20 weeks. #toc

gohsuket: RT @doctorow: O'Reilly study: Divert anti-piracy energy into developing good digital platforms #toc

robotech_master: @mikecane Here's that Darknet study I mentioned to @doctorow: http://www.tribler.org/trac/wiki/PiratesSamaritans #toc

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

mikecane: I can't believe people complaining of @doctorow's tweet volume. Why do you bother to Follow if you want him to STFU? #TOC

houseinrlyeh: RT @doctorow O'Reilly piracy study: Piracy is zero sum, win some lose some, stop worrying about it. #toc

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...

Kickstand447: RT @doctorow: Antidote to fear of piracy is information #toc

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, 2:00

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doctorow: No slides at Future of News panel -- Powerpoint corrupts. #toc

doctorow: What is the NYT doing to be better for bloggers and other linkers? They suck -- different URLs for same story, stupid regwall, etc #toc

doctorow: Knight Foundation should fund research into newsreading that doesn't compromise anonymity #toc

mikecane: @doctorow NYT has also changed something. Now FURL can't save copy of page all of the time. #TOC

Nearlydown: @doctorow what is #toc?

doctorow: ToC = O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference in NYC http://www.toccon.com/toc2009 #toc

josholalia: RT @doctorow: Knight Foundation should fund research into newsreading that doesn't compromise anonymity #toc

doctorow: Jarvis: We live in an interregnum between business models, stability will come. ORLY? #toc

RonHogan: #toc woofie is real, a woman sas w/@doctorow sitting in the audience

ianbetteridge: RT @doctorow: Jarvis: We live in an interregnum between business models, stability will come. ORLY? #toc Wise words from Cory

RonHogan: #toc @chapmanchapman loses his bet, @doctorow beat Jarvis to injecting "google juice" into the conversation

jasonboog: #toc @doctorow asks @jeffjarvis question, @jeffjarvis reverses question: how can media outlet be designed to be link-friendly?

RonHogan: #toc very fun moment as @doctorow challenges the NYT for its no-links-please legacy and its crippling effect

RonHogan: #toc @doctorow whuffie moment reminds me of the William Gibson scene in WILD PALMS. ("and they'll never let me forget it.")

doctorow: What's worse than being linked to a lot and not knowing how to monetize it? Not being linked to at all. #toc

mikecane: RT: @doctorow: What's worse than being linked to a lot and not knowing how to monetize it? Not being linked to at all. #toc

balleyne: RT @doctorow What's worse than being linked to a lot and not knowing how to monetize it? Not being linked to at all. #toc

doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

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

tobiasbuckell: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc toby: amen.

Shawea: RT @doctorow: To double your success, triple your failures #toc - I like it

pablod: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

Brydon: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

TylerCollins: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

RonHogan: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

kate_eltham: #toc @doctorow People want it=demand=commercial market. Variable is "how much?" or "how many people" which dictates size/nature of business

neurodan: check it out: http://www.toccon.com/toc2009 check out #TOC and @timoreilly @doctorow for lots of cool stuff on the future of publishing

mikecane: @doctorow has been providing needed intellectual counterpoint to the unchallenged inanities that seem to be embraced at #TOC

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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mr_random: RT @mikecane @doctorow has been providing needed intellectual counterpoint to the unchallenged inanities that seem to be embraced at #TOC

TOCConNow: by @kate_eltham: #toc @doctorow People want it=demand=commercial market. Variable is "how much?" or "how many people" which dictates size...

mathewi: RT @Brydon: RT @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

mathewi: RT @balleyne: RT @doctorow What's worse than being linked to a lot and not knowing how to monetize it? Not being linked to at all. #toc

jmcgee: RT @MaryHodder: RT @doctorow: To double your success, triple your failures #toc #ffc09

Sessions, Feb 11, 3:40

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doctorow: Linklogs and destination blogs are not mutually exclusive -- and there's not really any such thing as a site that's "just links" #toc

doctorow: @pnh Technology giveth and technology taketh away. There's an era for one kind of writer, and an era for another. #toc

doctorow: Territory rights in ebooks? Bahaha! I guess u could answer that question with whatever strategy normally used to treat hallucinations. #toc

Sznq: RT @doctorow Technology giveth and technology taketh away. There's an era for one kind of writer, and an era for another. #toc

robotech_master: @doctorow Tell that to Hachettes. #toc

mikecane: @doctorow THE fight is RIGHTS REVERSIONS. These pricks are STARVING OOP writers, goddammit! #TOC

Hadrien: Tell this to Hachette Cory... RT @doctorow: Territory rights in ebooks? Bahaha! #toc

doctorow: @ErrorJustin Here's a quarter, go buy a terabit from S3 #toc

mikecane: RT: @doctorow: @ErrorJustin Here's a quarter, go buy a terabit from S3 #toc -- ROTFLAMO!!!

doctorow: @Hadrien "Hachette" is not exclusive of "delusional" #toc

doctorow: @pnh Modern social book marketing is sf fandom ca. 1940 #toc

kate_eltham: #toc @doctorow asks what can Tor do for authors who are already doing as well or better online on their own?

mxtw4l: RT: @doctorow: Territory rights in ebooks? Bahaha! ... answer ... with whatever strategy normally used to treat hallucinations. #toc

doctorow: The original Tor site was a gopher site! #toc

pablod: RT @doctorow The original Tor site was a gopher site! [it was!] #toc

Afternoon Break, Feb 11, 4:25

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kate_eltham: RT @doctorow Word of mouth & familiarity are 85% of fic sales, 10% is cover, EVERYTHING ELSE is 5% @pnh #TOC

doctorow: @kate_eltham Srsly? #toc

mikecane: @doctorow Where are those stats from? #TOC

doycet: Another snippet from the #ToC: "Word of mouth & familiarity are 85% of fiction sales, 10% is cover, EVERYTHING ELSE is 5%." (RT @doctorow)

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!)

RonHogan: Among those who gave mt #toc panel running commentary: @pablod @doctorow @angelajames @thewritermama

Chris Baty Plenary, Feb 11, 5:07

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

doctorow: Every writing class I teach is full of great writers who figured out work discipline through NaNoWriMo #toc

RonHogan: RT @doctorow Every writing class I teach is full of great writers who figured out work discipline through NaNoWriMo #toc

jabancroft: Chuffed that Cory @Doctorow is finally making use of Twitter, sharing his thoughts from the #toc conference. Stay a while, Cory! :-)

CuriousTwit: RT @doctorow: Every writing class I teach is full of great writers who figured out work discipline through NaNoWriMo #toc

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

funkyurbanchick: RT @eve11: RT @doctorow: Down economies are golden ages for bohemia as creatives are released from the rat race and make art instead #toc

thewritermama: RT @doctorow: "Once you've written a book, you never read the same way again" AMEN BROTHER PREACH #toc Amen to that! #TOC

jasonboog: Goodnight Twitter: RT @doctorow: Every writing class I teach is full of great writers who figured out work discipline through NaNoWriMo #toc

Nina Paley Plenary, Feb 11, 5:34

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

doctorow: The Internet is communism! #toc

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Post-Conference, Feb 11, 6:00

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gnat: loving @doctorow's tweetstream from #toc

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

MrNutt: @doctorow with no (c) what happens when the imitators become the capitalizors and the artists become victims? society feeds on greed. #TOC

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

ebogjonson: Retweeting @doctorow: The Internet is communism! #toc

poggibonsi99: Enjoying catching up on the #toc tweets from @doctorow .

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

gplauche: RT @tobiasbuckell @doctorow: The fact that people want something, the fact that it's good, does not mean that its commercially viable. #toc

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

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

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

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

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

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

robotech_master: How many more times are we going to see @doctorow's "urinary tract infection" retweeted, anyway? :P #toc

jraedupree: RT @doctorow: Content can be copied for free so it is free. Containers cost money to make. Use unlimited content to sell containers #toc

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

johnmierau: RT @Doctorow If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection... #toc

InfoSec208: RT @doctorow: If content is a river, DRM is a urinary tract infection, delivering the flow in a painful drip #toc

kytsune: @modernevil Thanks for tweeting #ToC, between @doctorow and thee I think it's been a surreal experience-by-proxy.

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

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

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

kenbrooks: @doctorow #toc That depends entirely on the type of book. A K-12 reading program costs $millions.

andrewsavikas: Forgot to add @doctorow to reply to @kenbrooks k-12 program not necessarily expensive. See ck12.org #TOC

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

johnt: RT @jmcgee: RT @MaryHodder: RT @doctorow: To double your success, triple your failures #toc #ffc09

knightfdn: RT @doctorow "Knight Foundation should fund research into newsreading that doesn't compromise anonymity #toc " Tor in @knightpulse count?

chelseagreen: found great new folks for #followfriday this week at #toc @jasonfried @doctorow @chrisbrogan @ljndawson @katmeyer @daviddurand

duncan: @Nearlydown I dunno if an Audible guy walked out of @doctorow's talk at #TOC. I wouldn't be surprised tho. :)