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jasonboog’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Pre-Conference, Jan 1, 12:00

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RonHogan: I've decided to take a sick day from #nycc to conserve my strength for #toc Mon-Wed, so @jasonboog will fly the GalleyCat flag alone today.

jasonboog: #toc @markcoker I agree wholeheartedly about visiting the nypl yaddo exhibit on a break. Inspiring stuff.

jasonboog: #toc Nobody is going to wear superhero costumes at TOC, are they?

Lunch, Feb 9, 12:00

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RonHogan: #toc afternoon sessions about to begin. I'm in one room, @jasonboog in another. Two-fisted tech coverage!

Tutorials, Feb 9, 1:30

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tigerbeat: Tools of Change book conf coverage by @RonHogan & @jasonboog for http://mediabistro.com/galleycat/ which also has news on Kindle 2 #toc

jasonboog: Joshua Tallent, Kindle formater: Kindle has “no native support for tables.” He suggests you use images or text to convert charts. #toc

jasonboog: Joshua Tallent: Always create table of contents for Kindle books--even in fiction. Makes browsing much easier for digital readers. #toc

jasonboog: Kindle formatter Joshua Tallent has a twitter page: @jtallent and a website: http://kindleformatting.com #toc

jasonboog: #toc Fahlgren: or link all the names of all the wizards. Or link to a family tree of your characters. Fun ebook browsing brainstorm game.

jasonboog: #toc Keith Fahlgren, O’Reilly: Think Creative ebook links-- link to a map of a fantasy world when described in fantasy book....

jasonboog: Compared to comic con the #toc is a breeze to get online. Viva conversation!

TOCConNow: by @jasonboog: Compared to comic con the #toc is a breeze to get online. Viva conversation!

Bob Stein Keynote, Feb 10, 8:50

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jasonboog: #toc Stein: Book is a place: "Authors become leaders of communities of inquiry (nonfic) or creators of worlds that readers populate (fic)".

Cory Doctorow Keynote, Feb 10, 9:39

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

Sessions, Feb 10, 11:35

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RonHogan: the full HC story will be on GalleyCat soon: @jasonboog has a laptop here at #toc.

Lunch, Feb 10, 12:20

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jasonboog: #toc hope from @laureltouby: "When I started mediabistro.com it was in a [post-Internet bubble] downturn like this one."

Sessions, Feb 10, 2:30

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jasonboog: #toc Brent Lewis (Harlequin): 35 billion yen ebook market in Japan. Will we grow same way?

jasonboog: #toc Lewis: that's four times the size of the US market. 85 percent of ebooks are sold directly to mobile phone

jasonboog: #toc Peter Brantley (Digital Library Federation): Publishers can use QR Codes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QR_Code

KatMeyer: #toc Peter Brantley (Digital Library Federation): Publishers can use QR Codes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QR_Code (via @jasonboog)

Afternoon Break, Feb 10, 3:15

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jasonboog: #toc Peter Brantley--scan or take a picture of a QR code with your phone in real world, access a URL on the web.

Sarah Lloyd Keynote, Feb 10, 4:21

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jasonboog: #toc @jeffjarvis What if you could buy a writer "across all media"? Subscribe to an author instead of buying a stand alone book.

mikecane: TRUNCATED RT: @jasonboog Subscribe to an author instead of buying a stand alone book. #TOC Yesssss!

KatMeyer: @mikecane likes something! RT @mikecane: TRUNCATED RT: @jasonboog Subscribe to an author instead of buying a stand alone book. #TOC Yesssss!

jasonboog: Sara Lloyd #toc just mentioned Nintendo DS books. Nobody has mentioned those at all the panels I've seen.

chapmanchapman: RT @jasonboog: Sara Lloyd #toc just mentioned Nintendo DS books. Nobody has mentioned those at all the panels I've seen.

jasonboog: Sara Lloyd #toc 8 percent of all app store apps at the beginning were reader applications.

Jason Fried Keynote, Feb 10, 5:00

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jasonboog: RT @timoreilly on e-reading breakdown in #toc audience ">10% for Kindle, about 70% for iPhone"

Jason Epstein Keynote, Feb 10, 5:29

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jasonboog: #toc http://tinyurl.com/cmb7gg @drmabuse, @sarahw, @asheresque @jasonboog in real life.

Neelan Choksi Keynote, Feb 11, 8:54

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jasonboog: #toc @neelan Oprah's show about Kindle sent Stanza e-reader iphone downloads "through the roof"

jasonboog: #toc @neelan Stanza will now support Adobe's DRM.

jasonboog: jasonboog #toc @neelan Stanza has 1.3 million users, 5 million books downloaded. More than 100,000 books available now.

jasonboog: #toc @neelan Stanza has 1.3 million users, 5 million books downloaded. More than 100,000 books available now.

jasonboog: #toc @neelan don't underestimate the power of a high ranking in the app store.

Nick Bilton Keynote, Feb 11, 9:18

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jasonboog: #toc @nickbilton speechwriting and slidemaking 101: Always include pictures of cute kids

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

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:50

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

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

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

jasonboog: RT @totai: Random House rep says it's a tough sell to expect a consumer to come to a single publisher's website - #toc

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

Lunch, Feb 11, 12:35

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jasonboog: @Drmabuse nice round up of the #toc e-book panel with signature skepticism: http://tinyurl.com/dda394

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:00

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jasonboog: RT @robertheym Using Twitter search to follow #toc. Nifty. Twiiter search saves only 100 pages? That's only 5 hours ago.

jasonboog: #toc "How does it translate to a business model?" every panel gets that same question. Are we in a recession or something?

KathrynC: @jasonboog #toc At least the answers about business models are getting a teeny bit better over time.

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

jasonboog: #toc @jeffjarvis coins word of the day. "Broccoli journalism"

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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jasonboog: RT @timoreilly Google trend on "pdf download ebooks" via @basirat: http://tinyurl.com/dn3vew Look at the countries. That's oppty #toc

jasonboog: #toc Jesse McDougall of Chelsea Green is showing how to run a website and use Twitter...

jasonboog: #toc It worked: http://tinyurl.com/cu7y6s

Sessions, Feb 11, 3:40

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jasonboog: #toc @Scalzi designed a pretty handy comment policy that other writers could follow. On website, under "site disclaimer"

jasonboog: #toc @pnh recruited Jo Walton after reading her comments on science fiction message boards.

Afternoon Break, Feb 11, 4:25

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jasonboog: #toc So strange to emerge from twitter stream and try to write something about it. Like stumbling off a gangplank http://tinyurl.com/ajgt9y

mikecane: @jasonboog Great post! I will send it to some writers. #TOC Go @scalzi!!

Chris Baty Plenary, Feb 11, 5:07

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jasonboog: #toc Chris Baty NaNoWriMo. He's pushing amateur angle, but that contest taught me more about deadlines and productivity than an MFA.

jasonboog: #toc Blogs built up NaNoWriMo. What will Twitter do to it? Dum Dum duuuuuuum...

jasonboog: Yay 4-20 jokes at #toc

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