Category Archives: About

About this blog and David Wilcox

Starting this blog

I’m starting this blog about connecting people and ideas in part to follow through past work on Networked City and Exploring EC1. Those projects focussed on how to use different types of maps and media to help make connections and build relationships. I now want to look further at how to put those methods into read more »

Does a name follow a sense of community or vice versa?

When Oliver Bennett, editor of the excellent EC1 Echo, invited me to write a column, I focussed on the many different names we use for local neighbourhoods. Smithfield, Farringdon, Aldersgate, Cripplegate, Barbican, Barts Square, Clerkenwell, St Luke’s, Finsbury are a few. It set me wondering how far this detracts from any shared sense of community. read more »