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Posts Tagged ‘predictions’

DigitalTrends.com on Book Publishing in the Next 10 Years

With the excitement of the current
Consumer Electronic Show
(CES) in Las Vegas going on, we wondered how technology might change publishing in the near future.

We asked technology expert
Scott Steinberg
, publisher and lead technology analyst for DigitalTrends.com to weigh in on his vision of the book publishing in the next 10 years.

There was a time when some may have scoffed at an outsider’s opinion of book publishing. Now, technology and entertainment have merged and their vision of the future is just as valid for the book publishing industry as a veteran book publisher from a major house.

Scott Steinberg:
Five core ways technology will revolutionize the future of book publishing in the next 10 years, if not sooner (think half a decade or so), depending

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Richard Nash: Book Publishing 10 Years in the Future

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Former publisher, Richard Nash has never been one to hold back his voice on how he feels the book publishing industry needs to make dramatic changes.

We asked him what he sees happening in the next 10 years and here is what he had to say:

Richard Nash:
1. Most predictions for 2020 that are not actually wrong will happen by 2015 or sooner.

2. Most predictions for 2020 ungrounded in history will be inadequate.

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