Misc: Collaborative writing

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One of the challenges of writing our Philosophy of Information textbook was finding the right platform for working together with 10+ authors on a single writing-project. Unlike the authors of the HoTT-book, we didn't opt for the most advanced option, namely git and GitHub, but for a mix of Word, SkyDrive, Google-Docs (now Google-drive), and Dropbox.

Collaborative writing has received a lot of attention lately, and a number of new platforms, unsurprisingly with git often working in the background, have appeared. A few of them are listed below:

Go ahead and take a look at it! Some of these platforms might play a role in the future activities of the SPI.