AMP Blog: technology

Flyer reading 'Potential in Proximity: exploring displacement and arts education in community spaces november 3 and 4, with an image of buildings in a color gradient from green to blue to purple

AMP projects featured at "Potential in Proximity: Exploring Displacement & Arts Education in Community Spaces"

Detroiters will have a chance to interact with several of Allied Media Projects' partners on November 3 and 4 in a weekend-long presentation at the Detroit Public Library-Main Library. The goal of the program is to help cultivate civic engagement through artistic expression.

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.

Call for Session Proposals: Science & Social Movements

Why do organizers love science metaphors so much? Rhizomes, dandelions, "grassroots." Maybe it’s our conscious or subconscious desire to realign human social organization with the organization of the natural world.

Call for Session Proposals: Webmaking

In the Webmaking track of the Allied Media Conference, we will explore the ways to use technology to build digital and human webs—networks and communities that span online and offline worlds.

Jenny Lee presents the "City As Ecosystem"

DFM3 Orientation Explores the Purpose of Media and Technology

Detroit Future Media launched it’s third round of community media trainings (DFM3), with an orientation for new students on January 15th and 16th. The DFM3 class of 55 Detroiters represent a variety of communities, experiences, neighborhoods and identities throughout the city.