Academic Publications

Davis, G. Gaved, M. (2017). Seeking togetherness: moving toward a comparative evaluation framework in an interdisciplinary DIY networking project. In 8th international conference on Communities and Technologies (C&T ’17) Troyes, France.

Smyth, M., Helgason, I. (2017). Making and unfinishedness: designing toolkits for negotiation. In: EAD12|2017 DESIGN FOR NEXT. Rome, Italy: European Academy of Design EAD.

Unteidig, A. B. (2017). Digital commons, urban struggles and the role of Design. In: EAD12|2017 DESIGN FOR NEXT. Rome, Italy: European Academy of Design EAD.

Antoniadis, P. (2016). Local networks for local interactions: Four reasons why and a way forward. First Monday, 21(12). doi:10.5210/fm.v21i12.7123

News & media

How to build a more organic internet (and stand up to corporations), by Panayotis Antoniadis, in The Conversation Global. February 2017

DIY networking: the path to a more democratic internet, by Panayotis Antoniadis, in The Conversation Global. November 2016

DIY antennas are often placed in churches for better visibility, longer distance and better quality connections. Freifunk.net, CC BY-SA

CAPS projects: An Interview with Panayotis Antoniadis, co-founder of the nonprofit organization nethood.org, and a partner in the MAZI project, b

Project partner blogs

RSS Open University

  • Why DIY? December 2, 2016
    There’s a lot of interest around DIY networking currently, but why do it? ‘YDIY?’ as Gunnar Karlson put it at the 2014 Dagstuhl on DIY networking. As an old friend and time-served community networker commented: it’s hard to set up, … Continue reading →

RSS SPC Creeknet

  • Creakynet April 24, 2017
    We visited the Hoy Steps again today to view the condition of the street level area inside the gates and assess the clean up task. After 20 years of restricted access, an accumulation of old wheels, wooden pallets and tangle … Continue reading →
  • Mazizoned April 23, 2017
    SPC are working with OU and Creeknet friends to establish a network of interactive installations along the tidal creek, that forms a DIY networking trail from Brookmill Park to the Swing Bridge. Using a combination of low power computing and … Continue reading →

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