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Unblock head

Applications for the ODI – Open data summer showcase were due today at 3pm and at the last moment YT, Alexei Blinov and Ilze Black conferred on proposals for a ‘Blockchain Scraper ‘ to reveal some of the media files … Continue reading

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Why less FM?

Today we turned on the first of a series of low power FM transmitters to begin rebroadcasting our favorite online radio stations and personal audio playlists using MPD – Music Player Daemon. We began with a tiny RaspberryPi PC running … Continue reading

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All iterated

In the warm up to this years Party in the Park a series of promotional and fund raising events have been lined up by this years party protagonists. Such great success in 2014 has propelled the ambition for this year, … Continue reading

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Adhere to this

Strands of the recent ‘offline networks’ panel @ Transmediale, prove to be of ongoing fascination as this meme builds momentum. Projects like Superglue and Qaul shed contrasting light on the needs of open wireless networks with their respective software developments. … Continue reading

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Denmarketed

Prior to the remodelling of Denmark Street this year,  YT stepped across the rooftops with Daniel of Peerpoint to set up and distribute access options to the 1gb capacity fibre service available at the ESOL school there. It’s now distributed … Continue reading

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Fibonacci Bluesky

YT stood on this roof for about an hour yesterday and shot images whilst scanning for RedRaw Internet radios in case we could forge a link up to serve the tenants of Fibi House. In an area so well endowed … Continue reading

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Mazi Mondays

Panayotis Antoniadis co-founder of Nethood has gathered a group of thinkers and network activists around the MAZI project. As part of this initiative, SPC have proposed to revisit the Creekside network in Deptford and help compose a Mazi toolkit. With … Continue reading

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Vinyleyes

TB spent a couple of hours visiting Vinyl Cafe in Deptford to deliver and fit a couple of IP cameras so that events can be streamed and general view of the place is visible when required. The cafe camera just … Continue reading

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DIWO Virtual Studio

SPC currently helping Furtherfield optimise network interlinking between Furtherfield Commons in Finbury Park, Drake Music and musician John Kelly. This in preparation for a DIWO season of Virtual Studio experiments and performances starting in May 2015. TB visited FF-Commons hosting … Continue reading

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Mad reCapped

TB popped into the new Madcap warehouse off Norman Road in Greenwich to have a poke about and size up the work needed to prepare the place for use.  There is more than enough space to hold anything Rankine can … Continue reading

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