Nick DisabatoNick Disabato is a designer and publisher from Chicago. He currently splits his work time between freelance interaction design and helping others make Distance, a quarterly journal for long essays about design and technology. He also made Cadence & Slang, a very small book about interaction design, in late 2010. And finally, he runs The Publication Standards Project, an organization that encourages awareness and activism in digital publishing – which began with an essay he wrote for A List Apart.
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Publication Standards Part 2: The Fragmented Present
Nick Disabato continues his exploration of the need for content standards — and big changes — in the publishing industry. Actually, Nick’s advice and guidance isn’t limited to the publishing industry, but rather, his suggestions are relevant to all organizations that publish and deliver information to those who need it, when and where they need [...]
Publication Standards Part 1: The Fragmented Present
This is a great blog post by Nick Disabato on the need for standards and semantic markup, new roles and responsibilities, and big changes in the publishing industry. It’s a great roundup of some of the many issues facing publishing (people, processes, change and technology). Here’s a snippet: “There are key distinctions between ebook publishing’s [...]