3 Publications about Open Source + Art

It’s interesting to observe a few of recent initiatives that attempt – rather successfully – to formulate new ways of publishing and sharing information about open source art practices. I will have a look here at three projects: Flossmanuals, the Digital Artists Handbook, and the FLOSS+Art publication. flossmanuals.net Flossmanuals.net is a collaborative multi-language website, initiated

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lucid dreaming wikibook

Among the projected Greyscale Volumes, we were considering publishing the wikibook “Lucid Dreaming”. Wikibooks is a sub-project of the Wikimedia foundation, launched in 2003, aiming to produce a free library of educational textbooks on various subjects. Currently there are about 60 “Featured Wikibooks”, covering a range of subjects from “Ada Programming” to “Zine Making“. The

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Yours Mt.

This is NOT published by Greyscale, but recommended nevertheless. A collection of mindblowing spam emails culled from the author’s yahoo account in July 2005. Available free of charge as a PDF download. Link: http://www.lulu.com/content/7753408

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Wiki-to-print function active on German Wikipedia

January 27 2009: A few weeks ago, a new feature has been rolled out on Wikipedia’s smaller sister project Wikibooks, to allow users to generate PDF files, OpenDocument word processor files, and on-demand printed books. The same technology has now also been experimentally enabled on the German Wikipedia website. Erik Möller (Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation)

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