Thursday Night 5:30pm Books in Browsers in San Francisco

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Eleven of the most exciting ebook startups and leaders in publishing will present short-form “ignite talks” on Thursday night, October 27, at Books in Browsers: Ignite!

Books in Browsers: Ignite!
300 Funston Ave, San Francisco
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Reception: 5:30 pm (snacks & wine)
Ignite program: 6:30-7:30 pm
Donate 5 Books for scanning!

Ignite talks are a special format where each speaker has just five minutes to share their personal and professional visions in 20 slides, auto-advancing every 15 seconds. The list of talks is online at

Books in Browsers evening gatheringThe Ignite program will bring the latest news from the Archive’s Open Library project plus 10 of the hottest new companies from around the world, many of them just emerging from stealth, that are defining the future of reading and publishing. Several of these start-ups will be presenting their work for the very first time.

Join us for a couple of hours on a Thursday night, and get a peek at the future of books! Press are welcome. Please RSVP at and bring some books to donate to our new Physical Archive.