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    New Ways to Read

    by Sabrina Ricci Future
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    You’ve heard it all before. Startups, new websites, and even big powerhouses are all developing technology to disrupt how we collaborate, publish, and read. Today I want to focus on all the new ways we can read and absorb content. Sure, there are e-books, and there are even enhanced e-books with videos, but I’ve compiled […]

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    Living in a Sci-Fi World

    by Sabrina Ricci Future

    CES (Consumer Electronics Association) was last week, and companies demoed a lot of really cool gadgets. One I think is worth sharing is a product by Tactus, a company in California. Tactus developed a screen that can turn into a flat tablet into something with actual bumpy buttons, to make it easier to type. When […]

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    The Coming of Age of E-Textbooks?

    by Sabrina Ricci EBooks

    I’m not as familiar with what’s going on with e-textbooks, but there seems to have been a lot of exciting developments recently. One thing I often hear about e-textbooks is that, despite the expectation that young people, particularly college students, would be the first to eagerly adopt all things digital, most students don’t like e-textbooks […]

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    New Ways of Storytelling

    by Sabrina Ricci Musings
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    Technology is exciting, and it makes it possible to find innovative ways to tell stories. I’ve found a few companies/sites that are experimenting with the way people share their stories. Cowbird: lets you tell stories that fit in to one word categories via pictures of videos. FacebookStories: shows off interesting ways people use Facebook. Javascript […]

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    Tracking Twitter at the New York Times

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing
    New York Times, Tracking Twitter

    When I think of The New York Times, I do not think of technology. Yet, the newspaper has a sophisticated Research and Development Lab, which has been finding new ways for the company to make money in the digital age. I had the opportunity to tour the R&D Lab a few weeks ago, and now […]

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    Finally, an Optimistic Look at the Media

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing
    Media talk, David Carr, Tumblr, Foursquare, YouTube, AOL

    That’s basically how the mandatory The Case for Media Optimism panel was described to us NYU publishing kids. I was skeptical about how the panel last night would go. After all, for the past five years of so all I’ve heard is about the death of print, the death of journalism, the death of media, […]

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