New York Times

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Contemplating a Chart — How the Home Page Dominates Thinking . . . and Little Else

A quick analysis of data based on an insight from the New York Times’ “Innovation” Report suggests that the home page dominates thinking far too much, leading to blind spots about what really deserves our design attention. Continue reading

Regret Salad with Aspiration Dressing — A Scholarly Publisher Delves Into the New York Times’ Innovation Report

The New York Times’ “Innovation” Report will hit a lot of nerves when it comes to strategy, long-term transformation, investment, digital operations, silos, print legacy, and organizational culture. And it will remind you how barely contained panic looks to others. Continue reading

What Is A Photocopier?

A reenactment of a legal deposition transcript offers some absurdity for your Friday. Continue reading

Privacy and the University Press

As university presses become more involved with D2C marketing, they are going to confront the need for clearly articulated privacy policies. The time to put those policies in place is now. Continue reading

The Web-scale University Press

This is an essay on what it would mean to create a university press that operates at Web scale. It speculates about what such an endeavor would look like and probes some aspects of the financial model. Continue reading

Correcting the Record Is No Easy Task: The McDonald’s Coffee Spill Case

More than twenty years later, confusion still reins over the McDonald’s coffee spill lawsuit, an example of how difficult it is to retroactively correct public perception. Continue reading

SXSW Interactive — Where the Geeks (and Geek Watchers) Go

SXSW 2013 is heavy on hardware, invention, lessons about taking risks and exploring, usability, and discussions about how best to achieve authority and credibility. Continue reading

Taking Issue — A New York Times Editorial Mishandles the OSTP Memorandum

The OSTP memorandum is a reasonable step forward for everyone. However, a NYT editorial provides misleading interpretations of its scope and design. Continue reading

Tesla, Journalism, and the Limits of Data — A Lesson in Context and Interpretation

An electric car’s data versus a journalist’s experiences — and neither proves sufficient for the task of telling us exactly what happened. Continue reading

What Consumer Media Can Teach Us About Professional Publishing

Consumer media sets expectations for how professional media will develop. The new production of “House of Cards” is an example of this. Continue reading

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