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Tonya and Adam Engst have been disrupting publishing for 23 years, starting shortly after graduating Cornell University when they founded TidBITS, a Macintosh journal that is now the longest continuously produced Internet publication.
The Engsts took the first online ad dollars (probably), founded a DRM-free ebook publisher nearly a decade ago, and love their readers. The couple discuss their two-decades-plus of insights, including their love/hate relationship with content management systems for publishing. On Twitter: @adamengst, @tonyaengst, @TidBITS
- Take Control Books
- TidBITS launch announcement in comp.sys.mac in 1990
- Glenn’s first letter to TidBITS
- Glenn’s cancer (and recovery) back in 1998
- Serenity Caldwell, discussing ebook publication tool chains, at Çingleton Deux
- Expression Engine
- The Atavist publication platform
- O’Reilly’s Global Network Navigator
- Apple’s Pages software
- Adam’s rant about Pages 4.3 undocumented features update