Third book sprint coming soon.

The next book sprint takes place from March 23-28 and will cover the subject “Urban Interaction Design: Emerging Trends”. In a small castle in the hamlet of Neuhausen, halfway between Berlin and Hamburg, the UrbanIxD members will produce a piece

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Review of second book sprint

Following our second Book Sprint in Malta, November 4-8, with five writers from FoCAS, their co-authored book ‘Adaptive Collective Systems: Herding Black Sheep‘ is the result, a foray into a diverse new field of research investigating ACSs. Download or read

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Part 3, FoCAS book sprint

The FoCAS book sprint was completed in the afternoon of the day 5, Friday 8 November with a book titled “Adaptive Collective Systems. Herding black sheep”. The small team of scientiests managed to convert a complex and deep topic into

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Part 2, FoCAS book sprint

A storm hit Malta on our second day, which was a pleasant relief from the heat. The weight of the work during this middle section of the sprint was writing and reviewing. For the sessions that needed a repeat of

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Part 1, FoCAS book sprint

On the small, rocky island of Malta the second group of contributors has settled down to write an inspirational piece around the subject of “The Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems”. The FoCAS members include Gusz Eiben, Maarten van Steen, George

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Review of first sprint

First BS4ICTRSRCH Book Sprint, 8-10 October, 2013 Aldeia da Mata Pequena, Igreja Nova (close to Mafra), Portugal Result: A co-authored article “From Urban Space to Future Place. The UrbanIxD Summer School 2013″. After an evening of unpacking and settling into

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Interview with Adam Hyde

In the early stages of the BS4ICTRSRCH project, Adam Hyde, creator of Book Sprints, founder of FLOSS Manuals Foundation, and facilitator of the four Book Sprints which are taking place during BS4ICTRSRCH, was interviewed about Book Sprints by the project’s

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Article from first book sprint is online.

Particpants of the UrbanIxD 2013 Summer School produced an article about the event in just three days. Titled “From Urban Space to Future Place”, it is now available for everyone to read and download. http://booksprints-for-ict-research.eu/From_Urban_Space_to_Future_Place.pdf It is a large file

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Item in Linux Magazine

The Book Sprints for ICT Research project is mentioned in edition 04 of  2013 of the Dutch language Linux Magazine. View the screenshots below or visit the magazine on issuu.com: http://issuu.com/hub-uitgevers/docs/lin0413p001-013

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Day 3, UrbanIxD book sprint

Most book sprints are a five days long, this one was done in three. One understands why the term “sprint” is used.  The level of thinking and writing is intense. Day two rolled seamlessly into day three as particpants stayed

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