They discuss the recent publication that Rick and his wife and collaborator Jennifer Erwitt created: The Obama Time Capsule, “a customizable documentary book that enables the user to be part of history.” Heller continues: “The implications for this project are profound. Will it transform book publishing? or is it simlyone in a series of digital novelties? A veteran publisher and packager, Smolan talks about the impeturs for doing this book and the future as he sees it.”
The publication’s website’s opening ‘how to’ video is fantasic – a must see!
Amazing. There was an interesting piece on PBS’ Newshour last week worth seeing/reading the transcript: “Publishing Industry Confronts Changing Reader Habits.”
This dialogue to be continued…