Thank you to the authors and commenters who participated in the program. OFPS was an O'Reilly experiment that demonstrated the benefits of bridging the gap between private manuscripts and public blogs. Readers gained access to in-progress O'Reilly manuscripts and were able to communicate suggestions with the authors, follow others' comments, and directly participate in the development of new books. Additionally, authors published their in-progress work whenever they thought it ready for public comment and were able to update the site with new versions as the content was improved. Commentpress. ¶ 1 CommentPress is an open source theme and plugin for the WordPress blogging engine that allows readers to comment paragraph-by-paragraph, line-by-line or block-by-block in the margins of a text.
New in CommentPress 3.8: select some text and comment specifically on that selection. Annotate, gloss, workshop, debate: with CommentPress you can do all of these things on a finer-grained level, turning a document into a conversation. It can be applied to a fixed document (paper/essay/book etc.) or to a running blog. Use it in combination with multisite, BuddyPress and BuddyPress Groupblog to create communities around your documents. ¶ 2 CommentPress Version 3.8.x (known as CommentPress Core) is now available for download at the WordPress Plugin Directory, and is compatible with the latest WordPress standalone and multisite versions.
. ¶ 4 CommentPress Core merged all the previously separate plugins into a single download, and provides a default theme when it is activated. GAM3R 7H30RY. Together with the Institute for the Future of the Book, I created this website as a way to think to about games.
Games, as in computer games, are the subject of my next book, GAM3R 7H30RY. I am interested in two questions. can we explore games as allegories for the world we live in? Can there be a critical theory of games? I thought it would be interesting to share the book in its draft state to see if these questions are something other people might have ideas on or might want to pursue. more ... Without Gods. Retreat to My Study After a year of mostly daily blogging on this site, I am cutting back.
As most of you know, I am writing a book on the history of disbelief for Carroll and Graf. The blog -- produced while working on the book -- was an experiment conceived by the Institute for the Future of the Book. It has been a success. I have been benefiting from informed and insightful comments by readers of the blog as I've tested some ideas from this book and explored some of their connections to contemporary debates. I may continue to post sporatically here, but now it seems time to retreat to my study to digest what I've learned, polish my thoughts and compose the rest of the narrative.
</div> Joseph J. Esposito firstname.lastname@example.org May 2, 2006 [This is a rough first draft of a presentation for the STM conference in Budapest in May 2006. Several years ago I wrote an essay entitled “The Processed Book” in which I attempted to define various aspects of the book in the digital era. A Platform Book is distinct from a Portal Book, which is a translucent text, both providing content of its own and passing a user through it to other, third-party content. One other point about categories before moving on.
What I would like to do here is spend some time developing the idea of the Platform Book. There is another reason as well to be thinking about the Platform Book, and this has to do with my kinship to book publishers, who are now struggling to find growth. Codev2:Lawrence Lessig. Social e-books. BookGlutton - Social Reading.