Ibook keynote presentation for Edes Prize

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This presentation covers why and how I am interested in enhanced books. It originally was made to Northwestern University's Edes Prize committee. I was award an Edes Gift

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Ibook keynote presentation for Edes Prize

  1. 1. Julianne Hill’s iBook Edes Prize Presentation
  2. 2. iPad is born • How nice for other people. • Need consumer eBooks.
  3. 3. Al Gore invents the iBook • Not really. But makes a great consumer iBook. • Works with his pals at Apple on “Our Choice.”
  4. 4. Non-fiction leads the way • Fact-based storytelling well-suited to tablets. • The iPad’s amazing resolution changed what we think of as eReaders. Now, 12% of American adults have a tablet
  5. 5. Literary mags go online • Digital content possible. • Creates venue for audio and video essays. • Maybe iPads aren’t so bad.
  6. 6. Video essays take off • Northwestern offers class. • I like it. • I wonder if I can incorporate video and audio in my thesis.
  7. 7. Video essay at fests • Can my thesis be multimedia?
  8. 8. Game-changing iBook • Gorgeous images. • Offers a narrative. • I’m jealous! I want to do that!
  9. 9. iBook Author born • Came out in February. • Consumer friendly version of Gore’s software. • Allowed me to sketch out what I want to do.
  10. 10. my iBook sketch • Meeting scheduled with WBGH/Frontline, Institute of the Future of the Book. Trading messages with Moonbot. Want to explore other software options. • Consider this a sketch, a rough cut, a first draft....

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