Author Archives: James Stevens

Xchange holdings

A fresh initiative from local residents has emerged, to reactivate the Pepys Resource Centre spaces of the Deptford Foreshore alongside the Thames and promote xCHANGE. Pepys residents and long term co-coordinators of Coopepys have recently reactivated the Pepys Community Library … Continue reading

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Planet Merkle

Since first posting the Collusion proposal in Autumn 2017, Bitcoin and the fortunes of so many ICO’s have tumbled and turned. By the time we receive the initial stage funding, valuations of all currencies could well have been transformed again. … Continue reading

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Embarked on

This week DDBC visited Cambridge for the project launch of Collusion Commissions at the start of a year long development process. DD|BC is a collaborative project to audit public blockchains and discover published materials, traces of experimentation, civic records, an … Continue reading

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Outside in

Whilst sheltering from the harsh wintry weather of recent days it has been possible to prepare for a string of activities and events in March and April 2018. Mazi partners at Napier University in Edinburgh have scheduled a free hands … Continue reading

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Faultline

On the way into two days of meetings with Mazi partners in Brussels, we made a visit to the print department of La Cambre to meet with professor of lettering, Pierre Huyghebaert and colleagues. Their recent investigations into legacy state … Continue reading

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Mind blown

Today, YT began gathering together the many computer shells and scratched screens out of Bitspace, ready for recycling at ECO pick-up point in Crofton Library. A car load of relic iMac, TFT and legacy network hardware now awaits dispatch for … Continue reading

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Deckspace sunset

Yesterday when I took this image to send to our Garry of Redraw Internet I had just no idea today we would hear bad news.. After 17 years we got just two days to clear out of Deckspace notice to … Continue reading

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Supersense

This week YT returned from a trip to Sao Paulo, Brazil with staff from CSM 3D, which included a concussion of visits to suburban favelas, occupied houses and the downtown city centre over eight days. Whilst the density of this … Continue reading

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Doomchained

Imagine a scenario where centralised silos of information from this era have disappeared in a calamity. When future historians uncover records in the widely distributed crypto currency ledgers they reassemble an image of lives lived. A ‘Doomsday Blockchain’. “It is … Continue reading

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Subtle ties

‘SPC offers shared access to physical workspaces and networked resources by subscription.’ That’s a line written a decade ago that we believe still explains our offer and invitation to join us as we collaborate to keep the spaces accessible, delegate … Continue reading

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On offline

SELCE is the renewable energy coop based in Greenwich and this year TB joined their board of directors to extend support for their great work promoting energy awareness and action on fuel poverty. We traveled to MIlton Keynes with the … Continue reading

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Ready reverso

YT is currently arranging details with Central St Martins 3D department of Fine Arts, for a trip to Sao Paulo early in December and trying to gather together the supporting materials for workshops and publish information about those visiting from … Continue reading

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Tsepelovo test

YT is visiting the Unmonastery test lab in Tsepelovo near Ioannina for a week – 26th Oct till 2nd Nov. A small group of Greek and English speaking unmonks are here to support villagers building a Mazizone for the Platanos, … Continue reading

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Ringoround

The summer rolled into autumn with a surge of energy and enthusiasm for creative practices and collective interests of many friends in the area. Deptford X offered a reminder of numerous artist  studios and activities of local initiatives that continue … Continue reading

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Pearled two

We enjoyed some splendid weather throughout June and July, not least during the two very hot days of the Creekside Symposium held over midsummer in locations along Deptford Creek. Mazi partners from Greece, Switzerland and Germany met with local artists, … Continue reading

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Realignment

The app is now available! Please download and install for Android phones and tablets. During the recent dash to pretotype the Anchorholds app for Creeknet, we have been chopping up html and processing images to retrofit our fork of Open University … Continue reading

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