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2013 Data Science Salary Survey

By O'Reilly Strata
January 14, 2014

There is no shortage of news about the importance of data or the career opportunities within data. Yet a discussion of modern data tools can help us understand what the current data evolution is all about, and it can also …

Make us think: a call for Strata keynote videos

By Alistair Croll
June 29, 2013

Each year at Strata, we warm up the crowd in the main keynote sessions with short videos that will make people think. These videos demonstrate the ways that data, technology, and visualization are changing us. Some are funny; some are …

What’s going on with readers today?

By Joe Wikert
February 28, 2013

You might recall an article a few months ago that asked the question, “What do readers want?”. It was a call for publishing types to submit questions that Goodreads could ask their members. Your questions ultimately formed the basis of the Goodreads member …

A short survey about turning discovery into sales

By Joseph J. Esposito
December 4, 2012

When I moved recently from the West Coast to the East, I had to part with many beloved things. Friends and a great climate, of course, but unexpectedly I had to leave behind a clutch of wonderful bookstores, where I …

Publishing News: B&N embraces the web

Publishing News: B&N embraces the web
By Jenn Webb
July 20, 2012

B&N launches Nook for Web, Baldur Bjarnason opines on the "madness" of the ebook ecosystem, and a new publishing industry survey serves up positive news.

Publishing News: A magazine platform, ala Netflix

By Jenn Webb
April 6, 2012

Next Issue, a Netflix for magazines, launches. Elsewhere, Google drops its ebook reseller program, and news for book sales is looking up.

Publishing News: A magazine platform, ala Netflix

Publishing News: A magazine platform, ala Netflix
By Jenn Webb
April 6, 2012

Next Issue, a Netflix for magazines, launches. Elsewhere, Google drops its ebook reseller program, and news for book sales is looking up.

Publishing News: Ereader ownership doubles, again

By Jenn Webb
January 27, 2012

One survey said ereader and tablet ownership doubled during the holidays; a second showed that Amazon may not be losing money on its Kindle Fire sales. Also, Amazon got a new print edition distributor and the library discussion elevated beyond ebooks.

Publishing News: Ereader ownership doubles, again

Publishing News: Ereader ownership doubles, again
By Jenn Webb
January 27, 2012

One survey said ereader and tablet ownership doubled during the holidays; a second showed that Amazon may not be losing money on its Kindle Fire sales. Also, Amazon got a new print edition distributor and the library discussion elevated beyond ebooks.

A study confirms what we've all sensed: Readers are embracing ereading

By Jenn Webb
January 13, 2012

In this interview, Angela Bole of the Book Industry Study Group reviews results from the "Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading" study. She says the data looks good for publishers, assuming they can develop the right business models.

A study confirms what we've all sensed: Readers are embracing ereading

A study confirms what we've all sensed: Readers are embracing ereading
By Jenn Webb
January 13, 2012

In this interview, Angela Bole of the Book Industry Study Group reviews results from the "Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading" study. She says the data looks good for publishers, assuming they can develop the right business models.

Publishing News: Survey says publishers continue to miss out on digital opportunities

By Jenn Webb
September 23, 2011

The Third Annual eBook Survey of Publishers was released this week. Also, news organizations continue to venture into ebook publishing, and the KeepRecipes site may be the most useful online recipe organizer yet.

Publishing News: Survey says publishers continue to miss out on digital opportunities

Publishing News: Survey says publishers continue to miss out on digital opportunities
By Jenn Webb
September 23, 2011

The Third Annual eBook Survey of Publishers was released this week. Also, news organizations continue to venture into ebook publishing, and the KeepRecipes site may be the most useful online recipe organizer yet.

Gartner and the Pope

By Nitesh Dhanjani
February 24, 2009

The Gartner press release makes extraordinary claims on how much phishing costs businesses: $3.2 billion is not an estimate that should be taken lightly by anyone. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence (quoting Carl Sagan). As I read through the Gartner press release, I felt that the claims were unsupported because, besides the fact that a survey was conducted, it does not reveal the methodology used to arrive at the specific claims.

Announcing the 2008 O'Reilly Reader Survey

By chromatic
October 28, 2008

We spend a lot of time updating our site, and we spend a lot of time agonizing over which book or article or course to feature where. Yet there's one question we need to ask regularly. How do you find what's most useful and interesting?

Web Development Survey Results

By Andre Charland
April 17, 2008

In February, 2008, Nitobi ran an online survey about web design and development tools and technologies. They reached out to web designers and developers through blogs, Facebook, discussion forums and so forth. 570 respondents participated, some highlights are here.

Quick RIA and Web Development Survey

By Andre Charland
February 19, 2008

What flavor of RIA are you using? I'm doing a bit of research with the crew at Nitobi and we've put together a quick, informal survey about web design and development tools and platforms. It's only 14 short answer and multiple choice questions, and focuses on how designers and developers are adopting RIA technologies and tools.


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