The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



February 11th, 2011

Think Good Thoughts About Adobe Acrobat

(The title of this post is inspired by one of my favorite books of cartoons by one of my favorite New Yorker cartoonists, George Booth: Think Good Thoughts About a Pussycat.) I’ve been using Adobe’s Acrobat technology forever, and I’m a huge fan of the underlying technology. The user-facing software, however, stinks. It’s the same problem that you find in Microsoft…

December 29th, 2009

Some Excellent Jobs at the World Bank

I found an intriguing employment ad while catching up in my reading of The Economist. The World Bank in Washington has four challenging openings for publishing technologists, including: Senior Publishing Officer/Marketing Manager Publishing Officer/Electronic Publishing Development/Content Expert Publishing Officer/Electronic Publishing Development/Technical Expert Publishing Associate/Web Editor/Project Manager Except for job #4, which is defined as a…