How will books be written and edited in the future?


Will tra­di­tional edi­tors be eclipsed by dig­i­tal tech­nol­ogy and crowd­sourc­ing? Wikipedia and Google News are tes­ta­ments to the power of col­lec­tive pub­lish­ing and algo­rith­mic edi­tors. What tech­nolo­gies and tools will authors and edi­tors use to cre­ate com­plex, inter­ac­tive dig­i­tal texts? How will they col­lab­o­rate? What needs to be fixed in the tools we have now?