Caroline Sinders and Trammell Hudson have been in Helsinki this month to work on their project on rethinking social networks and scale.
During an intensive period of brainstorming and electronics prototyping, the small-scale network was given a working title: The Potato Internet. The Helsinki prototype raspberry Pi server sending messages to the e-ink pricetags functioning as screens - and powered with potato energy,
Today's workshop discussion with Caroline addressed key issues of small-scale networks - governance, codes of conduct and safety - based on her collaborative project Feminist Data Set.
The project will continue in November-December with further testing, development and fabrication in Amsterdam and London.