Monthly Archives: October 2011

What We Can Do with ‘Books’ – from Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto

I was thrilled to be able to contribute a chapter to Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto, a compilation of essays edited by Hugh McGuire and Brian O’Leary. (Incidently, it was great to see how much the text was improved by their … Continue reading

Press Release: Safari Books Online To Significantly Expand Collection of Titles from Independent Publisher Berrett-Koehler

  Business Professionals to Benefit from Addition of Berrett-Koehler Books in Safari Books Online Digital Library SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – October 31, 2011 – Safari® Books Online (, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today … Continue reading

Books In Browsers 2011 Conference (BIB), supported by Safari Books Online, is going on now. Watch the live video stream

Tune in for a livestream of the 2011 Books in Browsers Conference. Thanks to the Internet Archive for sharing this content. Books in Browsers Schedule Thursday 8:30am – 9:00am Initio Introduction and Welcome. Kat Meyer (O’Reilly Media), Peter Brantley (Internet … Continue reading

Of Web Apps and HTML Apps by Jonathan Stark

Recently, I was talking with a buddy whose employer needed a mobile app designed and built. As he described the idea to me, it quickly became apparent that the hard work was in backend programming, network configuration, and integration with … Continue reading

Elliott Masie’s Learning 2011 – Hear How to Create and Implement Dynamic Learning Strategies within Organizations & More

Hear two well-known high tech companies discuss how they created and implemented dynamic learning strategies in their organizations. Intuit, famous for products like Quicken, TurboTax and QuickBooks, and Amdocs, the leader in customer experience systems, will explain how they created … Continue reading

Reviews: Technical books and videos on Safari Books Online by Michal Owsiak #4

The following reviews were written by Michal Owsiak (, Enjoy and feel free to write a few reviews of your own on Safari Books Online. Title: HTML5: The Missing Manual By: Matthew MacDonald Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc. Review: I … Continue reading

Want the Jolt Winners for Best Books for Developers? Thirteen of this Year's 15 Winners Are in Safari Books Online

Each year Dr. Dobbs recognizes the top computer books for their Jolt Excellence, Jolt Productivity, and Jolt Finalist awards, and of this year’s 15 winners and honorable mentions, 12 are available right here in Safari Books Online (and one more … Continue reading

Top 20 Books on Safari Books Online for September 2011

The following represents the most utilized books and videos by Safari Books Online subscribers during the month of September, 2011.   Title: Lifehacker: The Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, and Better, Third Edition By: Adam Pash; Gina Trapani Publisher: John Wiley … Continue reading