Media publishers can expect a “barren and sedate” Seybold conference this year, according to Wired. “In addition to a smaller home — the west wing of the Moscone Center — and a shorter list of exhibiting companies, the premier publishing trade show will have some conspicuous absences this week, including digital-publishing bigwig Apple… Seybold, which has been a major tradeshow the last 21 years, has been reinvented as an “educational conference” this year — meaning that there will be fewer exhibitors and flashy booths and more technical sessions held in classrooms.”