Open source unbooks and a pattern language for groups

· long story short, Patterns

Two hot bookmarks today, each of which probably warrants a full blog post:

Book’em, Github | Linux Magazine
tech authors posting source code and sometimes entire books on GitHub

Pattern Language of Group Process
A pattern language for group dynamics whose goals include (1) To support Purpose-driven design. Form should follow function, (2) To deepen the skills of those who serve as group process guides, leaders, hosts, and facilitators, (3) To serve as a resource for those who are teaching others to design, lead, facilitate group process, (4) To increase process literacy among people who are users of process(es)

Designing Social Interfaces, Rough Cut edition now available from O'Reilly Media

· Design, Information Architecture, Patterns, Social Design, The Power of Many, User Experience, Yahoo!

Designing Social Interfaces - Rough Cut | O'Reilly Media

Designing Social Interfaces – Rough Cut | O’Reilly Media

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The unedited, 500 page first draft of our book is available now in PDF format for review by anyone who can’t bear to wait till September for the first (“real”) edition to come out.

Yay!