Book.io Releases 'Brave New World' as an NFT E-book on the Algorand Blockchain
Book.io and the Algorand Foundation will create 10,000e-book NFTs of Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World,' each with 500 AI-designed covers of varying rarity.
Educational Publishers Adapt to a Print Death Spiral
Higher education publishers are finding new models to meet the demands of a changed educational landscape, writes Ken Brooks.
The Effort to Help Publishers Fight Disinformation Is Underway
What content can you trust in an era of generative AI, deepfakes, fake news, and other counterfeits? Bill Kasdorf highlights three new organizations developing “certificates of authenticity” for media assets.
Digital Book World: Startups Are Entering 'A New Age'
DBW's final day looked at a recent study of publishing industry startups and found that innovation takes all forms, from wildly successful ideas that took time to take off, like Audible, to cutting edge innovations, like blockchain book retailing.
Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio
According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations.
Digital Book World Focuses on Data and Accessibility
Digital Book World, a conference focused on innovation in publishing, opened in New York City with a talk from the International Publishers Association about a two-year project focusing on data collection, as well as the need for more accessible books.
Publishing and the Metaverse
It is time for the industry to consider the storytelling opportunities that may exist in the fledgling virtual universe, Maja Thomas, chief innovation officer at Hachette Livre, argues.
Apple Books Category Bestsellers, October 2, 2022
The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, health, mind & body, and more for the week ended October 2, 2022.
Amazon to Restrict E-Book Return Policy
Following discussions with the Authors Guild and the U.K.'s Society of Authors, Amazon will change its e-book return policy, no longer allowing readers to return e-books within seven days of purchase unless 10% of the book or less has been read.
For Inventory Planning, Publishers Must Go Back to Basics
To ensure they have the right amount of stock, publishers should source wisely, with digital, conventional, and onshore/nearshore/offshore printing all in the mix, writes Ken Brooks.
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