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 - with provoking presentations/demos by:
Readability (http://www.readability.com/learn-more) - Initially a reading tool from Arc90 (codebase in Flipboard (http://flipboard.com/) + Safari 5), it has now swelled into a popular uncluttered reading experience on web/mobile that prototypes direct support for publishers + writers; Richard Ziade of Arc90 presents OnSwipe (http://onswipe.com/) - Co-Founder Jason Baptiste presents the "insanely easy" platform for publishers of all sizes (Forbes, Hearst, WordPress blogs) to transform content + advertising to beautiful experiences on touch-enabled browsers ( TechStars NYC (http://gigaom.com/2011/04/14/techstars-nyc-class-shines-at-demo-day/) grad) Contently (http://contently.com/) - Co-Founder Shane Snow presents the platform for brands (like Mint.com) to craft + optimize high quality content strategies with editorial tools, engagement tracking, + journalists/pro bloggers sourcing (current TechStars NYC class) submishmash* (http://www.submishmash.com/) - Co-Founder Michael Fitzgerald discusses the leading cloud-based online submission management system used by 2000+ publishers (Tin House, Good Magazine, Fence Books) + organizations to efficiently intake and curate text + media submissions Plus a Group Talkback/Q+A featuring the distinguished Presenters above!
Announcing The Third #CMPNY Twitter Very Short Story Contest:
"Dispatch from Dystopia #VSS" - Judged by Editors from Bookish.com (http://finance.paidcontent.org/paidcontent/news/read?GUID=18381931)
Bookish.com + Code Meet Print NY invite you to submit your "Dispatch from Dystopia" - A sentence or micro-chapter of your chronicle of a dystopian future Tweet your submission beginning with: "@cmp_ny #vss #DisDys" (You will then have 119 characters for your entry) VOTING: Get your audience + fans + friends to vote for your story via Retweet! FINALISTS will be the Top 7 Crowdsourced Retweets by 3PM on September 20th ALL 7 finalists will be PUBLISHED in Bookish.com's experimental Future of Publishing Book Project slotted for 2012. (Help vote up the Panel Proposal for SXSW 2012 (http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ideas/view/11549)!) Winner will be selected by Rachel Fershleiser (http://rachelfershleiser.com/) and Jonny Segura (http://www.jonathansegura.com/about/), of Bookish.com and highlighted as Top Selection in the Bookish.com Future of Publishing Project
Beer and Wine during Version 3.0: "Reader. Writer. Interface" provided by our presenting host and partner, General Assembly (http://www.generalassemb.ly/)!
*Special Perk offered to all PrinTechies (Publishers, Editors!) from submishmash - see "Member Perks", below left on the CMPNY Homepage (http://www.meetup.com/cmp-ny)
**General Assembly + Code Meet Print NY will be Co-Presenting a "Business of Publishing" 3-Part Seminar Series (featuring Richard Nash (http://www.utne.com/Media/Richard-Nash-Founder-Cursor-Independent-Publishing.aspx) and Jacob Lewis (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/06/books/06figment.html)) on September 26, October 3, and October 10th. Stay tuned for more details..
Exited to see you all there!
Glenn | @cmp_ny (http://twitter.com/#!/cmp_ny) | @soonisnow (http://twitter.com/#!/soonisnow)