Category Archives: Report

Perpetuated

On a recent visit to Ilford, YT got up to the top floor of Redbridge Town Hall where SPC are currently re-igniting the legacy network infrastructure with high speed fibre broadband and wireless access for Spacestudios. Refurbishment work is underway … Continue reading

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Scatterlite

Summer rolled right over us and despite the despair of a catastrophic Brexit looming, some great fun was had here in SE8, not least. YT clipped on sports cameras to mic stands and atop teetering PA’s, capturing some of the … Continue reading

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Concluded

DDBC spent a string of longs days outside Cambridge Junction to help construct the exhibition of Collusion Commissions 2019, in time for a preview on 11 April. This huge effort of will and organisation has resulted in a public spectacle … Continue reading

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Baked veins

It’s been a busy start to the year at Uniform, the latest SPC lab. This month we will conclude the MAZI EU commission with a final review in Brussels. Each of the consortium partners will meet once more to present … Continue reading

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Concerted

This years SPC home page look came about due to some rich seasonal food and rare dive into basic Java scripting! It’s the page presenting key links to the SPC lab work in progress or which we want to remind … Continue reading

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Fenestrated

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

After months of uncertainty YT picked up the keys this week for the latest SPC lab which will provide the shelter and storage for the majority of the equipment and media evacuated at the close of Borough Hall. Its a … 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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Stair cycle

This months dominant feature has been stairs, not least the nine flights at Borough Hall up to Deckspace but also those linking the street and workspaces we regularly visit. In the countdown toward our Greenwich exit we have been dragging … Continue reading

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