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kishizuka’s Tweets from the 2009 TOC Conference

Tutorials, Feb 9, 8:30

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kishizuka: At office filing a story in the am - counting on you Tweets for #TOC updates.

Tutorials, Feb 9, 1:30

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kishizuka: At Building Communities Around Content at #TOC

kishizuka: Francois Gossieaux, Beeline Labs, will deliver insight from cross-industry study of communities. #toc

kishizuka: "They[communities] do your work - if you align with them in the right ways" Humans hard-wired for tribal activity. #toc

KatMeyer: i am seeing all my tweeps in real life. it is blowing my feeble mind. @kishizuka, @kate_eltham, @julietrelstad - all real! #toc

kishizuka: Folks won't populate community sites themselves. Not populating your group with professional content is a common mistake. #toc

kishizuka: "The easier it is to do transactions, the more members you will attract." #toc

kishizuka: The people you are trying to reach, are already gathered somewhere else. #toc

kishizuka: Go to management with specific goals re:communities, conventional ROI metrics will be underwhelming. #toc

kishizuka: People joining your community r lending their social capital - you'd better do something for them. That reciprocity thing again. #toc

annmichael: @kishizuka amen to that "lending their social capital" - I've abandoned networks that didn't treat my friends well! #TOC

kishizuka: The "community manager" takes a special skill set - could be the next job category on Monster. #toc

dslessing: RT @kishizuka: The "community manager" takes a special skill set - could be the next job category on Monster. #toc

kishizuka: Communities should have real-life component i.e. meetups.It's not all virtual. #toc.

eykd: THANK YOU! RT @kishizuka: Communities should have real-life component i.e. meetups.It's not all virtual. #toc.

kishizuka: "Most communities are failin." why? No support, not going to where folks already are, as in they must come to our site, not Fbook. #toc

kishizuka: "Social is embedded in everything at this point." Content must incorporate this element. (anyone listening at my company? Hope so). #toc

johnatlarge: Great point. RT @kishizuka: Communities should have real-life component i.e. meetups.It's not all virtual. #toc.

Overnight, Feb 9, 8:30

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kishizuka: @katmeyer @booksquare @Ftoolan Enjoyed the #TOC Bookish Tweetup. Thank you!

Bob Stein Keynote, Feb 10, 8:50

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kishizuka: Bob Stein, Institute for the Future of the Book, delivering keynote. #toc

kishizuka: Stein demoing first cd-rom book "to have an impact on the market." Analysis of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. #toc

kishizuka: New def. Stein devised: "Books are what humans use to move ideas around time and space." #toc

kishizuka: Stein 1st launched pages on Comment Press initially for schools. he's showing Web page "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge" #toc

kishizuka: One experiment in public reading-around "The Golden Notebook"-failed, he says. Group hated the book but loved the experience. #toc

soufron: @kishizuka it failed because it was not built on open standards #toc

kishizuka: "Books are fundamentally social experiences, much more than we realize." -Stein #toc

kishizuka: New def of book: "a place where readers and sometimes authors congregate. World of Warcraft is proof that book is a place. - Stein #toc

Peter Brantley Keynote, Feb 10, 9:20

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kishizuka: Digital words, uniquely, can be described by other words and joined across books and linked with data." Peter Brantley Dig. Library Fdn #toc

Cory Doctorow Keynote, Feb 10, 9:39

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kishizuka: Cory Doctorow, now, on lessons learned from the record industry. #toc

kishizuka: DRM on books every bit as futile. Deathly Hallows scanned and proofed and translated into German within 24 hours.-Doctorow #toc

kishizuka: Doctorow taking bets - he says 7 days, $100 - that new Kindle DRM will be busted. Anyone? #toc

Kirsten: RT @kishizuka: Doctorow taking bets - he says 7 days, $100 - that new Kindle DRM will be busted. Anyone? #toc

kishizuka: "Amazon out of their minds" on digital delivery, says Doctorow. Re: ability to delete files on your hard drive - "this is crazy." #toc

KatMeyer: RT @kishizuka: "Amazon out of their minds" on digital delivery. Re: ability to delete files on your hard drive - "this is crazy." CD #toc

kishizuka: Don't ask 12-yr-olds to comprehend licensing agreements, they will likely grow up inspired to rip you off, too. #toc

KatMeyer: RT @kishizuka: Don't ask 12-yr-olds to comprehend licensing agreements, they will likely grow up inspired to rip you off, too. #toc

kishizuka: Random House audio wanted to sell mp3 of Little Brother, Amazon said only through Audible, which requires DRM - Doctorow #toc

kishizuka: Doctorow's call to action to safeguard future of publishing: pubs, don't agree to licensing that stipulates whether or not it has DRM. #toc

Lunch, Feb 10, 12:20

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kishizuka: @annmichael RT:managers: hire for change, accept some ideas you don't like, encourage interesting failures, provide cover Scott Berkun #TOC

kishizuka: @annmichael RT managers - your job is not being the star it's about helping those you manage to be the stars! #TOC

kishizuka: @annmichael RT as a manager, yr world view is increasingly away from front line-u should be accepting ideas you don't like Scott Berkun #TOC

kishizuka: The problem with these events: people who need to hear this (decision makers) are often not the ones attending. How to get them there? #toc

Sessions, Feb 10, 2:30

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kishizuka: Nice shoutout to @sljournal book review colleagues from Cory Doctorow this am - he seemed truly tickled at the reception to his book. #toc

Afternoon Break, Feb 10, 3:15

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kishizuka: Awaiting Jeff Jarvis keynote. #toc

Jeff Jarvis Keynote, Feb 10, 4:03

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kishizuka: "We all need Google juice," says Jarvis. Books, too, need to be a public process. #toc

kishizuka: Drawback for publishing: 'Atoms are a drag," middlemen are doomed, free is a business model. Determine your business.-Jarvis #toc.

kishizuka: Does publishing have time for a beta stage? #toc

kishizuka: Jarvis on his HarperCollins video book: "an effort to do something different." #toc

Sarah Lloyd Keynote, Feb 10, 4:21

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kishizuka: Jarvis wishes that his video book customer would get credit toward book.(user getting access across media). #toc

kishizuka: Retweeting @KatMeyer: CD via SL: "content isn't king - conversation is." SL: "COMMENTS are king"#TOC

Jason Fried Keynote, Feb 10, 5:00

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kishizuka: Jason Fried, of 37signals, laying out process of turning development of Basecamp into a book, blogs to Lulu. #toc

kishizuka: "Why not see a director's cut of a book?" Fried asks. Silence - good answer. #toc

kishizuka: Fried: "[Book] jackets are stupid." They rip, tear. "They're made for the selling, not the owning [of books]." #toc

kishizuka: @KathrynC: @pablod Retweet #toc: Director's cut of a book often shows that the book had a really good editor.

Jason Epstein Keynote, Feb 10, 5:29

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kishizuka: @ chapmanchapman: Retweet: Devil's advocate: if they had gone w/ a publisher, would they have made $2M? $3M? #toc

kishizuka: Retweeting @KatMeyer: Jason Epstein is final keynoter. among other things, he is the man behind the espresso book machine. #TOC

kishizuka: Epstein: eloquent accounting of Gutenberg Bible as impetus for all human endeavor. Just enjoying from here on out. #toc

kishizuka: Kirtim: Retweet Jason Epstein a true modernist mumbling out his poetry. #toc

kishizuka: Do the Twitterers "bored" by Jason Epstein know who he is and his place in American publishing? Just wondering. #toc

Morning Break, Feb 11, 10:15

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

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:00

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kishizuka: Books as a communal experience? My 12-yr-old thinks so. Goodreads is making a reader out of the boy. #toc

kishizuka: @thewritermama Very nice job Tweeting/live blogging #toc.

Sessions, Feb 11, 11:50

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thewritermama: @kishizuka Thanks! #TOC

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

Lunch, Feb 11, 12:35

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kishizuka: @toc Any children's/YA book folks at #toc? Interested in following up on your impressions/plans.

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:00

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kishizuka: At future of news panel: the act of forging a community is now required of any nonfiction author. #toc

kishizuka: Retweeting @KatMeyer: Cory Doctorow not hearting on the linkage practices of NYT. and is saying so. #TOC

Sessions, Feb 11, 2:50

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kishizuka: In #toc session on greening the book industry, Random House has dedicated "green" team, but lost two members to layoffs.

Sessions, Feb 11, 3:40

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TOCConNow: by @kishizuka: In #toc session on greening the book industry, Random House has dedicated "green" team, but lost two members to layoffs.

Chris Baty Plenary, Feb 11, 5:07

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kishizuka: @thewritermama RT 22,000 young participants [in nanowrimo]. 600 classrooms. Free workbooks. Lots of support materials for k-12. #TOC

kishizuka: Will have to do a story on nanowrimo - was not aware how many kids are involved. #toc

Post-Conference, Feb 11, 6:00

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kishizuka: @librarythingtim I blame #toc for the epidemic of colds (whether or not u were there).