Science

A look inside a ‘Cybersquat’ in Barcelona, Spain

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26996936

Major software innovations do not all come from big companies like Apple or Google.

A surprising number of developers eschew the gleaming campuses of Silicon Valley, choosing an alternative lifestyle coding in so-called communal “cybersquats” around the world.

BBC Click’s Jen Copestake spent a week in one of the most renowned squats in Barcelona, following the developers of Bitcoin tools and other open source software.