Roger Fidler, Jeff Jarvis join Tabula Rasa
Roger is regarded by many as the father of tablet computing. A seminal figure in electronic publishing and newspaper design, he envisioned digital newspapers and mobile reading devices nearly three decades ago. That predated personal computers and the digital ecosystem by years. Read his prescient essay from 1981. As Director of New Media for Knight-Ridder Inc. in the 1990s, he pursued his vision at the company’s Information Design Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. In 1994, his team at the lab produced a video titled “The Tablet Newspaper: A Vision for the Future” that demonstrated how people might one day read newspapers and magazines on tablets. The video has gone viral on the Web since the announcement of the Apple iPad.
At Tabula Rasa, Roger will also demo the app for Newsy, the multi-source online video news service.
All this and Jeff Jarvis, too. What more is there to say about the human app called Jarvis? Author, journalist, pundit, blogger, professor, mentor, advisor, entrepreneur and
Roger and Jeff join a group of expert analysts who’ll assess a creative moment and the products that have been developed for them. They are joined by an equally insightful and provocative group: user-engagement strategist Chrys Wu of Matchstrike; celebrated designer and publishing expert Roger Black; and mobile expert Rick Robinson, a former AOL exec and founder of SonicGleek productions.
Join them at the Feedbag Forum, our lunchtime forum among participants, at Tabula Rasa.
Only a few seats remain, so register today to join the conversation, throwdown the most innovative ideas on the Internet, and participate in the creative future.
Dale is co-founder of We Media.