Wed, 30 January 2013
Topics: the future of traditional publishing after the ebook revolution is over, Stuart's own efforts and experiences in book promotion, his results in podcasting, his expectations of the future, his impression of 3D movies, and his impression of Vocaloid (the popular software used to create the singing voice of the also popular animated Japanese performer Hatsune Miku).
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the January 30, 2013 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 32 minutes]
Stuart Jaffe is the author of The Max Porter Paranormal-Mysteries, The Malja Chronicles, a post-apocalyptic fantasy series, and After The Crash as well as the short story collection, 10 Bits of My Brain, and many other short stories which have appeared in magazines and anthologies. He is the co-host of The Eclectic Review -- a podcast about science, art, and well, everything. He also plays guitar, is active in the theater, and holds a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Listener Email: Brian J Piccioni wrote to point out that we are far deeper into the transition from film projectors to digital projectors in movie theaters. To support his statement he provided links to two articles: Difference Engine: Ne plus ultra and Movie Studios Are Forcing Hollywood to Abandon 35mm Film. But the Consequences of Going Digital Are Vast, and Troubling.