New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson discusses her vision for the future of The Times in the digital age in a session moderated by Texas Tribune editor Evan Smith. Does Abramson’s leadership at The Times present a blueprint for sustainability for the newspaper industry?
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Tantek Çelik is an independent technologist, writer, teacher… the notorious @t on twitter… and a vocal proponent of open web standards. In the wake of the Schema announcement, Tantek joins Heather, Kevin, and Deb to talk about the present and future of the social graph, openness, and living online.
Notes and Notes:
Tantek’s book: HTML5 Now: A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Getting Started Today
New York Times editor Bill Keller on Twitter
HuffPo: Bill Keller To Be Replaced By Jill Abramson As ‘New York Times’ Executive Editor
Jaron Lanier and his book You are Not a Gadget
YouTube Now Lets You License Videos Under Creative Commons (Remixers, Rejoice)
One example of a “social graph” (that is, Tantek’s)
The Microformats crew on “how to agree on a standard“ An example of a Microformats-based search result: http://lockerz.com/s/107152515
Eli Pariser on The Filter Bubble
Google, Bing, and Yahoo’s “Schema.org“
More about RDF: http://www.w3.org/RDF/
Cory Doctorow on “metacrap“
Clay Shirky on The Semantic Web, Syllogism, and Worldview
@debs: via @t “the way you make standards works is not through fiat but through community – you need agreement across silos”
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What will the nation’s newspaper of record look like in the coming years? Learn about the continuing efforts of old media to reinvent its look, its feel and its mission.
Tom Bodkin, The New York Times
Khoi Vinh, The New York Times