The New Press Turns 20

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in Commentary | No Comments

Today is the 20th anniversary of The New Press, the not-for-profit publisher that has smartly bridged the gap between academic and trade founded by Andre Schiffrin, after leading Pantheon Books for three decades, and current Executive Director Diane Wachtell. I was an intern at The New Press the summer after my freshman year and to […]

#CMPNY Version 4.0: “Content + Conversation” Presented by General Assembly December 6th

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Events | No Comments

Code Meet Print [NY] continues our exploration of innovation around Texts + Tech with demos + dialogue at Version 4.0: “Content + Conversation” Presented by General Assembly – December 6th at 7PM, with a fantastic lineup: Findings – Co-Founder Corey Menscher presents the Betaworks company that lets you store, share, and search snippets of text from eBooks and web pages, including integration with Kindle […]

The Atavist: Building Tools for Ourselves (And Many Others)

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Insights | No Comments

In “The Business of Publishing” Session II, Co-Founders Evan Ratliff and Jeff Rabb spoke candidly about the process of building The Atavist, both long-form journalism digital imprint and now media-rich content-management-system currently deployed as SaaS to big publishers like Pearson. “In some ways, the business of publishing is 45 minutes of setup.. acquire a domain, host a […]

“I would argue, rather, that books saved Oprah”

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Insights | No Comments

It’s easy for people to mistake books for merely source material to bigger, glitzier, glossier things. They have at times become a footnote, a hyperlinked-reference within (extremely) louder, (incredibly) closer sound bytes, moving images, headlines, and bullet-points. For Session I of The Business of Publishing, Richard Nash unsurprisingly (and compellingly) laid bare this perspective. He […]

The Classroom Opens: “The Business of Publishing” at General Assembly Sep-Oct 2011

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in Events | No Comments

While Code Meet Print has demonstrated the value of Community to the contemplation and creation of innovative processes and products across Texts + Tech, we are proud to take our next step in helping leaders across disciplines teach and learn and experiment around the #FutureOfStorytelling. We are thrilled to announce our first Education Series: The […]

#CMPNY Version 3.0: “Reader. Writer. Interface.”

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Events | No Comments

Code Meet Print NY continues our series of Innovation Demonstration (+Dialogue) around Texts + Tech with  Version 3.0: “Reader. Writer. Interface.” Presented by General Assembly – September 20th at 7PM, with provoking presentations/demos by: Readability  – Initially a reading tool from Arc90 (codebase in Flipboard + Safari 5), it has now swelled into a popular uncluttered reading experience on web/mobile that […]

True Disruption in Publishing Is Yet to Come

Posted by on Sep 13, 2011 in News | No Comments

PageMaker started something big, back in 1985. Blogs have pushed things further and wider than ever before. The Kindle is a high-resolution prototype; hugely significant, but possibly just the first chapter’s last page. True disruptive facilitation of markedly new behaviors across the creation, experience, distribution, consumption, (and other behaviors, yet to be imagined) of content and […]