A Greek, a Thracian, and a Phoenician Walk into a Bar…


  1. William Michaelian
    William Michaelian November 19, 2008 at 5:49 pm .

    Yes. As always, technology is as effective as the person who’s using it. These days, everyone’s a publisher, everyone does layout, everyone writes, but that doesn’t automatically make what they produce worthwhile. At the same time, we know how many rotten traditionally produced books there are in the world. And some of them are beautifully designed.<BR/><BR/>I’ve never been comfortable with the

  2. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison November 19, 2008 at 1:24 pm .

    Perhaps my tongue was tucked in my cheek a bit. I do wonder, though, if there is a future for paper books, which are not—as Yudu.com says it’s books are—"carbon neutral." I wonder if Yudu calculates the coal energy (in my case) it takes to power up and run the computer I’m typing on right now. And if I sat around all day reading books on this screen … well, there goes another dinosaur!<BR/><BR/

  3. William Michaelian
    William Michaelian November 18, 2008 at 9:34 pm .

    This “future of publishing” is amazing indeed. I had no idea. In fact, I still don’t, but that’s due to my own faulty wiring.<BR/><BR/>I’ve been looking at some more examples today on Didi Menendez’s <A HREF="http://183goss.blogspot.com/2008/11/gloss-shine-and-thrill-of-each-page.html&quot; REL="nofollow">site</A>.

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