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Patronage

Kevin Kelly reports on his blog about an experimental book publishing model. In this model you first sell a required amount of (hard cover) books (in this specific case 200), … Continue reading

July 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

Where Open Philosophy meets Open Music

Via Transversalinflections I learned about Re.Press, an Australian publisher of Open Access titles in Philosophy. Their business model is based on a free Open Access edition in combination with print … Continue reading

June 23, 2009 · 1 Comment

If you love literature, help keep it alive!

Via Tranversalinflections and Loewak I heard about the possible decline and fall of Salt Publishing, the poetry, short story and literary criticism publisher set up by Australian poet John Kinsella … Continue reading

June 8, 2009 · 1 Comment

RiP, Maecenas and Event

Brett Gaylor, the director of the Open Source documentary RiP: A Remix Manifesto, is experimenting with the ‘Maecenas model’ (by others dubbed the ‘pay–as-you-like’ or Radiohead/NIN model) while launching his … Continue reading

May 2, 2009 · 4 Comments

Krisis re-emerges from the ashes

I never burned books. Not as a ritual after graduation; not as a Dadaistic attempt to enstage some kind of surreal happening; not as a way to cleanse my soul … Continue reading

April 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

Nails and Books

Happy days for Creative Commons and NIN! Trent Reznor managed to make a huge profit selling his bands 2008 album Ghosts I-IV online, topping Amazon’s best selling list for 2008. … Continue reading

January 15, 2009 · 7 Comments

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