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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Respected blog raises $62.5K on line to publish premium printed magazine
Next year, after 80 years in print, the mainstream news magazine Newsweek goes all-digital. But the edgy, Toronto-based Creative Applications Network is moving the other way--from an authoritative art-and-technology blog to an upscale printed magazine examining the convergence of art, science, and technology.
new magazine, called HOLO (logo shown at left), is planned as a premium, twice-a-year,
150-to-200-page publication on high-quality stock with a cover price of
$30. Its international content
will be “dedicated to rich,
detailed stories that demand time and attention. At HOLO they are committed to
telling these stories – attentively and expertly – in a patient, spacious
medium that does them justice.”
(Profuse thanks for this poem on printing to Technology Will Save Us.)
help meet the new magazine’s estimated start-up production costs of $35,000,
its publishers are raising capital on Kickstarter, a
fund-sourcing Website. As of 10 o’clock this morning, with 48
hours still to go in the campaign, the new magazine has already amassed an
impressive $62,434 from 820 backers.
wait to get my hands on their first issue.