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Summarizing our Internship

During the past months, the PublishingLab, in collaboration with the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, has been researching how fashion publishing has changed in response to the emergence of social media and the rise of bloggers onto the runways of the most prestigious shows. As we delved into our research, the rapid development of bloggers brought forward [...]

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Talking Longform in Brief

Our previous blogposts focused on the definition of the longform and how are online magazines approaching this format. In last instance, wrapping up this project may lead us towards more questions than what we proposed at the beginning itself. Our project focused on the initial question: “how long is a longform?” and inevitably, we verted [...]

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Wrapping up the wiki research

After an enjoyable five months at the PublishingLab, the wiki ebook project has come to a (momentary) halt. To borrow the eloquent term that Mondotheque used in our conversation, this blog post will be an ‘incision’ into the research that we have done so far. Our aim and starting point was to reflect upon the [...]

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All’s well that ends well.

All comes to an end, and so does Analogy / our time at the Publishing Lab. With the ‘last sprint’ in its final days, we have reached a point of reflection. Over the past months we’ve been working on a continuously evolving project that started from the question:   ‘What are the possibilities for new [...]

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HvA Open Publishing — Sprint IV

The final sprint revolved around a brainstorm with participants and stakeholders of the HvA Open Publishing pilot, creating the assets for the prototype conversion from .docx to .html, depositing all the pilot’s publications in the Pure repository, and, finally, wrapping everything up in an evaluation report. Prototype .docx to .html conversion Unfortunately the time that was [...]

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Evaluatie pilot hybride reader

Van februari tot en met juni 2016 hebben 24 studenten van de minor International Trade Publishing gebruik gemaakt van het tweede pilotexemplaar van Bundle. In 2015 is in de eerste pilot met een volledig digitale reader gewerkt, op basis van de uitkomsten van die pilot is dit jaar een hybride reader, bestaande uit een papieren [...]

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Explaining the Sausage Machine

In the past months I have tried to understand how the Sausage Machine exists in the book publishing field. I talked to people from divers disciplines to find out if and how each of them could use the tool, among them researchers, authors, publishers, designers and developers. The people I’ve talked to are: Janna Meeus [...]