Simon Worthington is Research Associate at the Hybrid Publishing Consortium, Lüneburg Innovation Incubator, Leuphana University of Lüneburg. Street MBA, technologist, art freaker, dreampunk, organiser, media activist, publisher and book nut. Co-founder of Mute Magazine. Current projects (2012); The Hybrid Publishing Consortium - support for the FLOSS technology stack. 'TheKnowledge' a peer-learning strategy resource for the cultural scene. 'Progressive Publishing System' (PPS) - a software system for producing and distributing ePublishing books and publications. Mute Books a new imprint from Mute Publishing. Skilled as an artist at Falmouth Art School, The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London and at CalArts, Valencia, Calif.