(with requisite apologies for cross-posting...)
Passing this on for anyone in or near NYC who might be interested. The gist
is below, and the details are here:
There will be prizes (and I hear they might be pretty good ones).
Join NYPL Labs, Readium Foundation, O’Reilly Media, Perseus Books,
> Hypothes.is, and Datalogics for Open Book Hack Weekend at the New York
> Public Library (at 42nd Street): digital book open source and content
> development based on HTML5, EPUB, and the Open Web Platform. Bring your
> hacking skills and your software/content projects or ideas for projects.
> Self-organizing teams will pursue creative app/service/content hacks to
> help us imagine the future of digital books, and advance the open source
> and open API building blocks needed for the diverse ecosystem of authors,
> designers, developers, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and readers.
Senior Applications Developer, NYPL Labs
The New York Public Library
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