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In this week’s City Paper, Lydia DePillis has a story about an ad-hoc wireless broadband internet network that emerged out of community discussions in DC’s Bloomingdale neighborhood.
Finally, the group gave up on city assistance, turning to a local IT company that could get them a commercial broadband
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Mammoth’s excellent series of posts covering any and all topics on The Infrastructural City recently touched on chapter 5 – Blocking All Lanes, the first of the book’s section on the fabric of this city of networked infrastructure. Mammoth notes a couple of big themes from the chapter, each with profound implications for how cities
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