Category Archives: Mazi

Fenestrated

Latest steps to prepare the loaned EX Networks server so it’s ready for exploration of blockchain scraping techniques have been successful. The Doomchained project now features it’s own version of MFTM and BlockSci, both provide tools to unpack individual block … Continue reading

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Altogether

The recent MAZI visit to Edinburgh concluded with an all day Symposium: Do-It-Yourself Technologies for Action and Empowerment – Thursday 18th October in the old Veterinary School, Summer Hall. We welcomed many friends, guest speakers and local networkers to celebrate … Continue reading

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Unconditional

A harvest festival finale’ event for MAZI is scheduled in Edinburgh for October 18th. It will be preceded by Unmonastery testlab days in Muirhouse on 13th, 14th with Mazi workshops at Summerhall on 16th and 17th . All are invited … Continue reading

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Reconditioned

During the last few months of Bitspace, RF veteran Tom, media engineer Roman and YT met on a few occasions to discuss activation of some practical radio experiments. The plan is to use low cost RTL-SDR (software defined radio) integral … Continue reading

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Harbouring

It’s been a busy week for Creeknet MAZI pilot as we welcomed friends to try out some of the new species monitoring and environmental reporting tools at CDC on Deptford Creek. The impact workshop was a day of reflections and … Continue reading

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Footfall

At the end of June YT attended a Safe Havens session at the Centre for Postdigital Cultures in Coventry, where invitees from across the spectrum of free research,  social activist and cultural fringe, gathered to discuss experiences of collaboration and … Continue reading

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Gestaltistic

The Mazi consortium met at the Zurich pilot location during May, to pick up on the process of engagement and research that concludes at the end of 2018. Our hosts, Nethood.org have been busy, both working to accommodate us for … Continue reading

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Criss crossings

The 3d Pathway staff at CSM Fine art department set first year students a challenge, to utilise the ‘street’ area of the Kings Cross campus building as studio for a week whilst theirs was unavailable. The task was to work … Continue reading

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Cull truer

Passing by the Borough Hall yesterday, YT was amused to see the modest banner drop and massive section 144 notice alongside the Gentrification n definition, attracting much attention from passers by! RBG have been slow to respond to the changes … Continue reading

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Snipped off

Just as we felt a sense of recovery from the shock of loss at the closure of Deckspace, we now hear from outgoing Greenwich Dance director that ‘news just in’ from their board of trustees (or was it RBG) setting … 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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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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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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