AMP Blog: mesh networks

Digital Stewards from Detroit and Red Hook, Brooklyn join forces in Berlin at the International Summit for Community Wireless

INTERVIEW | Digital Stewards Represent Detroit at the International Summit for Community Wireless in Berlin

In early October 2013, while the U.S. government’s shutdown and Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy filing were making international headlines, a delegation of four Detroiters shared their innovations in neighborhood-based communications infrastructure at the International Summit for Community Wireless in Berlin.

Digital Stewards present plans for mesh networks in the Detroit Future Media training lab.

Digital Stewards launch community wireless networks in Detroit

AMP recently completed its first full-length Digital Stewards program, a 20-week community technology training designed and implemented in partnership with the Open Technology Institute (OTI) of the New America Foundation.

MagicNet Network Diagram

Commotion Deployment Report: Allied Media Conference 2012

In a recent blog post, the Open Technology Institute reports on their test deployment of the Commotion wireless networking tool at last year's Allied Media Conference. Commotion is an open-source communication tool that uses mobile phones, computers, and other wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks.

Autonets

Contribute to the Local Autonomy Networks project

Micha Cárdenas of the Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0 will be presenting a performance of Local Autonomy Networks digital art project at the Allied Media Conference. This performance requires the production of 12 Autonets, mesh networked electronic garments.