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July 9th, 2009

A Diagram that “Speaks for Itself”

One of the great features of blogging is where what appears to be a single entry is in fact a combination of two, or, in this case, of three different “articles.” My Google newsfeed directed me tonight to an interesting blog entry by literary agent Kristin Nelson titled “Is Publishing Just About To Be Disrupted?”…

May 25th, 2009

The Next Media Company

The title of this blog is the same as one appearing today on Chris Brogan’s thoughtful blog. After a brief intro he offers the following: The Next Media Company Manifesto Here’s what I believe might (emphasis mine) need to be true about the next media company: Stories are points in time, but won’t end at…

April 9th, 2009

Calligraphy and the Future of Publishing, Part II

Last night I wrote to the calligrapher featured in my previous entry: Dear Mr. Karimaei, PLEASE do let me know if I’ve posted it incorrectly! Today I received the response from Mr. Karimaei: “I write another two your name’s script in two style of Persian Calligraphy that you can replace in the previous script because…

April 7th, 2009

Calligraphy and the Future of Publishing

Last Saturday I had the unexpected pleasure of attending a festival in Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver welcoming in the Iranian New Year, sponsored by the Canadian Iranian Foundation. My friend Jill and I wandered through the damp ground to booths and stalls, stopping briefly to meet Massoud Karimaei, a master calligrapher. I watched him…