Editors Beat Robots: 
Post-Industrial Publishing
and its Contents 
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Richard Nash
@r_nash @thebyliner 
!
VP, Partnerships,...
Editors Eat Robots: 
Post-Industrial Publishing
and its Contents 
!
Richard Nash
@r_nash @thebyliner 
!
VP, Partnerships, ...
He was both brilliant and normal, a charismatic bore, a
man who “never turned the page of a book” (his own
words), yet was...
The 20th century was about
sorting out supply...
The 20th century was about
sorting out supply...
The 21st century will be about
sorting out demand.
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A book is more than a verbal
structure or series of verbal
structures; it is the dialogue it
establishes with its reader a...
Content isn’t king...
culture is.
Novels
Novels Break
Novels Break Algorithms
Editors Break Robots
Editors Eat Robots
“Authors and readers aren’t types of people, they
are behaviors, which we all manifest at some
point or another, sometimes...
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Un/Bundled Publishing
• New ways to monetize existing author
relationships$
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Un/Bundled Reading
Un/Bundled Publishing
• New ways to monetize existing author
relationships$
• Publishing stories for no...
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@R_Nash @The Byliner
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Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash
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Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents - Tech Forum 2014 - Richard Nash

  1. 1. Editors Beat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents ! Richard Nash @r_nash @thebyliner ! VP, Partnerships, Byliner richard@thebyliner.com
  2. 2. Editors Eat Robots: Post-Industrial Publishing and its Contents ! Richard Nash @r_nash @thebyliner ! VP, Partnerships, Byliner richard@thebyliner.com
  3. 3. He was both brilliant and normal, a charismatic bore, a man who “never turned the page of a book” (his own words), yet was passionate about getting people to read. He changed publishing 75 years ago when he started selling good books for the price of a packet of cigarettes.
  4. 4. The 20th century was about sorting out supply...
  5. 5. The 20th century was about sorting out supply... The 21st century will be about sorting out demand.
  6. 6. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Phasellus consectetur, tellus et vestibulum hendrerit, ante nisl aliquet leo, vel dignissim risus augue a libero. Phasellus vestibulum mi ut justo rhoncus posuere. Curabitur consectetur condimentum sapien ac pretium. Aliquam urna massa, accumsan ut rhoncus a, tempor vitae quam. Quisque ultrices, mauris non fermentum lobortis, nisi
  7. 7. A book is more than a verbal structure or series of verbal structures; it is the dialogue it establishes with its reader and the intonation it imposes upon his voice and the changing and durable images it leaves in his memory. A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships.
 —Borges, “A Note on (toward) Bernard Shaw”
  8. 8. Content isn’t king...
  9. 9. culture is.
  10. 10. Novels
  11. 11. Novels Break
  12. 12. Novels Break Algorithms
  13. 13. Editors Break Robots
  14. 14. Editors Eat Robots
  15. 15. “Authors and readers aren’t types of people, they are behaviors, which we all manifest at some point or another, sometimes together.” —Peggy Nelson
  16. 16. Repository Publishing1tools Delivery1system Interface Brand Community P L A T F O R M E N G A G E M E N T ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Data ✔ ✔✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Content ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
  17. 17. Un/Bundled Publishing • New ways to monetize existing author relationships$ • Publishing stories for non-book publishers, a.k.a. Custom Publishing$ • Selling value-add publishing services to individuals and businesses$ • Generating context & narrative from non- book cultural phenomena$
  18. 18. Un/Bundled Reading Un/Bundled Publishing • New ways to monetize existing author relationships$ • Publishing stories for non-book publishers, a.k.a. Custom Publishing$ • Selling value-add publishing services to individuals and businesses$ • Generating context & narrative from non- book cultural phenomena$
  19. 19. Un/Bundled Reading Un/Bundled Publishing • New ways to monetize existing author relationships$ • Publishing stories for non-book publishers, a.k.a. Custom Publishing$ • Selling value-add publishing services to individuals and businesses$ • Generating context & narrative from non- book cultural phenomena$ • Reading as a Service
  20. 20. Richard Nash richard@byliner.com @R_Nash @The Byliner ! http://byliner.com Code: FREE3 Byliner

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