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Code Meet Print NY Meetup 9/20 with Readability, OnSwipe, Contently and submishmash.

From: Jennifer 8. L.
Sent on: Friday, September 16, 2011 11:18 AM

From our cousin Meetup. Thought many of you would find the presentation interesting.


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  - Initially a reading tool from Arc90 (codebase in Flipboard + 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 - 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 grad) 
  • Contently - Co-Founder Shane Snow presents the platform for brands (like to craft + optimize high quality content strategies with editorial tools, engagement tracking, + journalists/pro bloggers sourcing (current TechStars NYC class)
  • submishmash* - 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 

  • + 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's experimental Future of Publishing Book Project slotted for 2012. (Help vote up the  Panel Proposal for SXSW 2012!)
  • Winner will be selected by Rachel Fershleiser and Jonny Segura, of and highlighted as Top Selection in the Future of Publishing Project


Beer and Wine during Version 3.0: "Reader. Writer. Interface" provided by presenting host and partner,  General Assembly!

*Special Perk offered to all PrinTechies (Publishers, Editors!) from submishmash - see "Member Perks", below left on the CMPNY Homepage

 **General Assembly + Code Meet Print NY will be Co-Presenting a "Business of Publishing" 3-Part Seminar Series(featuring Richard Nash and Jacob Lewis) on September 26, October 3, and October 10th. Stay tuned for more details..


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