Category Archives: reports

Four for 4

Creeknet, is one of four project pilots being operated as part of the MAZI initiative which will bring together components for a neighborhood network toolkit. This will feature a guide for those establishing or improving on open wireless and offline … Continue reading

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UnMounted

After reading much of the Unmonastery website about their activities in Athens and Matera, I was very excited by the invitation to join them for an Unconvention in Kokkinopolis. Remote it was. The  journey from Thessaloniki to Katerini was negotiated … Continue reading

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Knitted out

The quest for suitable, sustainable network equipment is an ongoing and fascinating one.  New products with great capabilities, low cost and power, compactness and accessibility, hold much promise. The first to catch my eye during a recent visit to Raylab … Continue reading

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Apocryphal ecstatic

This Thursday 7th July is the first pubic screening of ‘Chemi Bebia‘ (1929) with Funki Porcini soundtrack and launch event for his new LP and boxset ‘Conservative Apocalypse‘. Its at the BFI on London SouthBank where James will also show … Continue reading

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Triangulated

The brexit debacle has so far proved to be a substantial distraction from much else going on this week. However, work toward the first of many MAZI reports to satisfy conditions for EU support, has been completed on time. Our … Continue reading

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Gardenzilla

YT visited Mobile City Garden early in June to attend EcoDA collaborative workshops  held as part of Co-designing resilience project. Hackney wick based Public Works Group hosted the group of locals, garden volunteers and representatives from other projects partners to … Continue reading

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Babbling book

As part of ongoing research into the Deptford Mazi zone, we have begun conversations with Friends of Brookmill Park and hope to hold meet-ups there in coming months. Their slice of green starts as Brookmill Park by Elverson Road and … Continue reading

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Party ark

YT often cycles through Fordham Park in New Cross, on the way to and from the organisers meetings at NXL learning for this years Party in the Park. This years festival will be held on Saturday 3rd September from noon … Continue reading

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Energising Interest

The Ashmead junior school in our road at home, has recently had solar panels installed on it’s roof space by SELCE.  Cooperative entrepreneurs formed ‘South East London Community Energy’ in 2015 to ensure the mutual benefits of renewable energy and … Continue reading

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Vexed, hashed and ported

Battlemesh 09 was the latest in a series of intensive exchanges organised and attended by the prime of mesh firmware developers, hardware hackers and community activists – An international movement of open wireless network innovation with it’s root in the … Continue reading

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