What do the roof of a hotel in Lhasa, the Steve Jobs biography, Kindle book covers, Borges, and Alan Kay have to do with each other? Almost nothing, but if you squint hard enough, you'll see they're all concerned with boundaries and edges. Together we'll squint and tilt our heads and try to see how edges around data and content change the way we should think about and design for books in the age of the iPad.
Craig Mod is a writer, designer, publisher and developer concerned with the future of publishing & storytelling. He is co-author and designer of Art Space Tokyo, an intimate guide to the Tokyo art world. He is also co-founding editor and engineer behind TPUTH.com, co-founder and developer of the storytelling project Hitotoki, and frequent collaborator with Information Architects, Japan. He’s lived in Tokyo for almost a decade and speaks frequently on the future of books and media.
Recorded at Build 2011: 2011.buildconf.com
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Direct download: videos.buildconf.com/2011/craigmod.mp4