The Reading Experience and The Web

Marco Arment (Tumblr & Instapaper), Richard Ziade (Arc90, Inc.)
Design & User Experience
Location: Empire East
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Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper and Rich Ziade, creator of Readability will discuss the creative ways in which their services are leveraging content on the Web. From providing a better reading experience in the browser to queuing items for reading later on other devices, these tools are providing new, flexible ways to experience content delivered on the Web. They’ll discuss the challenges content creators face on the Web and how new, potentially innovative uses may actually be a net positive for both readers and publishers.

Marco Arment

Tumblr & Instapaper

Marco Arment is the lead developer of Tumblr, the booming web publishing community, and the creator of Instapaper, the critically acclaimed web service and iPhone app to save web pages for reading later. Arment is based in New York and blogs at Marco.org.

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Richard Ziade

Arc90, Inc.

Richard Ziade is the founding partner of Arc90, a New York City-based design and technology consultancy. He is also the creator of Readability, a popular reading tool for the Web. Richard often shares his thoughts on design and tech at the Arc90 blog or his own blog, www.basement.org.

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Sponsors
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • 3DVIA
  • Authorize.Net
  • HP
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenSRS
  • open{subnet}

Rob Koziura
(415) 947-6111
rkoziura@techweb.com

Kaitlin Pike
(415) 947-6306
kpike@techweb.com

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