Writing & Speaking

Writing & Speaking

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articles

I write for Chatbots Magazine, O’Reilly, Women 2.0, and Publishing Perspectives, among others. Some of my articles include:

 Healthcare and CUIs

Healthcare and CUIs

 In our connected world, no industry can be an island. Not even Publishing. -Social Reading Lines of Influence

In our connected world, no industry can be an island. Not even Publishing. -Social Reading Lines of Influence

 

Don’t Build Social – Thoughts on Reinventing the Wheel  |  O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing

It’s Time for a Publishing Incubator  |  O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing

Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto: A Collection of Essays from the Bleeding Edge of Publishing (Chapter 10: Above the Silos: Social Reading in the Age of Mechanical Barriers)

 Check out my chapter: Social Reading in the Age of Mechanical Barriers

Check out my chapter: Social Reading in the Age of Mechanical Barriers

 Whitepaper on social reading 2006-2013

Whitepaper on social reading 2006-2013

 

 

Speaking

I speak on UX, startups, healthcare innovation and publishing. Recent appearances include:

Cultivating Creative Thinking for Customer Experience  |  The Social Shake-Up, Social Media Today June 8, 2015

Lessons Learned for Publishing Startups Panel  |  TOC Jun 7, 2013

The Vibrant Future of the Creative Economy: Real World Value of Arts Thinking  |  New Museum’s Ideas City Festival NYC May 3, 2013

The Elusive “Netflix of eBooks”  |  TOC NYC Feb 14, 2013

Device Agnostic: Sharing Content and Collaboration Across Platforms (Liza Daly, Travis Alber)  |  TOC Charleston Nov 7, 2012

The Social Future of the Book: Creating Conversation and Community in and Around the Book |  Digital Book World Jan 24, 2012

 

Articles about Me :)

5 Questions for Travis Alber: An Interview | Book Machine November 27, 2012

A perspective on the future of the book  |  Moby Lives  August 25, 2012

The Digitizers: Travis Alber of BookGlutton, which lets you chat about books—inside the books themselves  |  Teleread March 11, 2009

 NPR interview on BookGlutton reading startup

NPR interview on BookGlutton reading startup