Category: Conferences & Events

BookCon: It’s Like Comic Con for Book Lovers

BookCon: It’s Like Comic Con for Book Lovers

ReedPop's BookCon 2015 Returns to the Javits Center This past weekend the second annual BookCon, a conference and exhibition for book lovers, was held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. The two-day event followed three days of Book Expo America, otherwise known as BEA, a long-running event for publishing industry insiders. Last year … Continue reading BookCon: It’s Like Comic Con for Book Lovers

Toynbee Tiles: Recent Developments and Mysteries Anew

Toynbee Tiles: Recent Developments and Mysteries Anew

Yesterday evening some of the mysteries surrounding the Toynbee tiles, the cryptic messages embedded in roadways of cities around the U.S. and elsewhere, were illuminated at the Whitman Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Toynbee tile investigators Colin Smith and Steve Weinik, along with surprise guest Justin Duerr, provided an overview of the history … Continue reading Toynbee Tiles: Recent Developments and Mysteries Anew

Photos from Supernova 2009

Photos from Supernova 2009

Photos from the eighth annual Supernova conference in San Francisco are available in my Flickr photostream: Legal Pre-Conference General Sessions Organized by Wharton professor Kevin Werbach and co-sponsored by the Wharton School, the event included an eclectic assemblage of thought leaders from business, government, and academia, with great conversations during the sessions and in the … Continue reading Photos from Supernova 2009

Photos from DIY Days Philadelphia

Photos from DIY Days Philadelphia

Photos from yesterday's DIY Days Philadelphia are now available in my Flickr photostream (as well as in the 'diydays' photo pool in Flickr). The conference, sponsored by the Workbook Project and hosted by filmmaker and industry commentator Lance Weiler, included presentations on the production, distribution, and financing of independent cinema and other art forms. For … Continue reading Photos from DIY Days Philadelphia

What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

On stage at Adobe's MAX 2008 conference Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen introduced CTO Kevin Lynch who, in turn, served as Master of Ceremonies for presentations by a parade of programmers, product managers, and other Adobe tech types. Watching in the audience throughout the keynote presentations was Adobe co-founder, former CEO, and current co-chairman, John Warnock. … Continue reading What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been