The 3D printing partnership began ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. “In a sport timed to the fraction of a second, small tweaks to the sled design can mean the difference between winning and losing.” #3Dprinting
MT @michellemanafy For real: the biggest thing in NFTs right now is a complete lack of understanding of copyright - French fashion house Hermes is suing a digital artist for reproducing its in-demand Birkin handbags as a non-fungible token (NFT). #copyright
RT @michellemanafy Two months after launching mobile games to all of its members, Netflix is looking to double down on gaming: The company told investors Thursday that it wants to expand its portfolio of games “across both casual and core gaming genres.”
MT @michellemanafy The Federal Communications Commission voted to move forward with a plan that would require broadband internet providers to display the new labels at the point of sale in the interest of transparency.
The SAT will go completely digital by 2024 in the U.S. and be shortened from three hours to two hours, the College Board said. Students will take the college admissions exam on laptops or tablets at testing centers.
Former THR books editor Andy Lewis is writing a weekly column for start-up The Ankler that touts some forthcoming releases still available for film/TV options. Called the Optionist, he writes, “Every Friday, I’ll present un-optioned material from books, magazines, news articles, podcasts, games and graphic novels that I think deserve a look.“
HT @BISG More books are currently being optioned for film and TV series due to an explosion of demand from streaming services, with Netflix telling The Bookseller the chance of a book being adapted has “never been higher”.
Mukilteo schools removed the Pulitzer-prize winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” from its required reading list. It’s among many classic pieces of literature that schools across the country are choosing to omit from their curriculum.
The majority of teachers want more diverse and representative texts to be incorporated into the English syllabus according to new research released by Pearson, ahead of the publisher’s launch of the second year of the Lit in Colour Pioneers programme with Penguin Random House (PRH). #teamPRH
We asked the Latinx in Publishing board and volunteers to tell us some of their most anticipated Latinx books releasing this year, and they delivered! Here’s the list of 47 titles, spanning genres and reading levels, to keep on your radar.
Starting January 31, the UK’s Channel 4 will air a seven-episode TV series called The Great Cook Book Challenge with Jamie Oliver. Following a series of cooking challenges among 18 chefs, one winner will get a cookbook publishing deal with Penguin UK Michael Joseph. #teamPRH
PhotoVogue will be open to submissions of videos, digital art and illustrations. They will also promote Open Calls by theme or for specific regions of the world that will be evaluated by Condé Nast staff worldwide. #photography
MT @AmandaSarasien A friendly reminder that the final round of applications for the @PENamerica Translator-Editor Meet & Greet closes Mon, 1/31. Emerging translators, don’t miss this opportunity to connect with industry-recognized editors in a fun, informal, virtual space!
The Festival of Urgent Reinventions is a free two-day virtual event 2/3-2/4. Part conference and part competition, the festival will feature prominent speakers discussing the world’s most critical systemic issues and attendees creating their solutions.
MT @nyccwomen#opportunity “Comcast RISE has provided more than $60 million in grants, marketing and technology services to more than 6,700 small business owned by people of color – including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian Americans.” #woc#Entrepreneur
There are an estimated 56% more job openings in branded content versus traditional journalism. Come learn how to find a job or writing opportunity, what the work entails, and where the industry is headed at this virtual @WMG_NYC event on 2/1 at 7pm ET. $10 for non-members. FREE for members. LAST CHANCE to register.
SO EXCITED! @WMG_NYC is proud to present these inspiring, kick-ass women who have started their own publishing companies/grew their biz, incl @draccah, Cindy Spiegel, @lavaille, & Jennifer Goldstein. Virtual event on 3/1 at 6pm ET. $15 for non-members, FREE for members.