How to Fork a Book: The Radical Transformation of Publishing

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A fork is a copy of a repository. Forking a repository allows you to freely experiment with changes without affecting the original project. (Github Docs)​

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Code Confessions:

Code Commentaries:

How is this different than merely reviewing a book?

Forking someone else’s book felt a little strange, like we were tampering with their soup or redecorating their apartment. Most academic responses happen outside of the text you are responding to, but we had pulled back the curtain, we were inside the walled garden.

What does this mean for the future of publishing?

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writer/researcher of emerging digital writing forms. Prof of Writing @ USC, Dir. of Com. for ELO, Dir. of HaCCS Lab

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Mark C. Marino

Mark C. Marino

writer/researcher of emerging digital writing forms. Prof of Writing @ USC, Dir. of Com. for ELO, Dir. of HaCCS Lab

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