HacktionLab in Bradford Jan 2012 some info

The next HacktionLab gathering will be in Bradford at the 1 in 12 Club on 21-22nd January 2012. For more information keep a look out on the following page. http://hacktivista.net/hacktionlab/index.php/Winter_2012_Hacklab For more information about the Hacktionlabs in general have a look at http://hacktivista.net    

FLOSS Manuals and Sourcefabric Announce New Partnership for Open Source Publishing Software

The Sourcefabric team used Floss Manuals to write the Newscoop Cookbook.   The open source not-for-profit organisations FLOSS Manuals Foundation and Sourcefabric are pleased to announce their newly forged partnership to maintain and develop the code base behind FLOSS Manuals’ successful free software documentation platform. Said Adam Hyde of FLOSS Manuals: “We’ve been actively looking…

Interesting Links on Collaborative Documentation

Great insights (incites?) as always from Andy Oram from O’Reilly this time about the difference between traditional book writing and collaborative authoring. http://radar.oreilly.com/2011/10/wrap-up-from-floss-manuals-boo.html There’s also some thought provoking stories on the Out of Ink project website from the Network Cultures people.http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/outofink/?cat=20 Especially worth checking out is this story of the birth of the BookSprint from…