Category Archives: national

Apr. 29, 2024 – The Gran(i)Tour featured by “Poveri ma Belli” (Radio Popolare Milano)

To present the Jug Band Colline Metallifere Gran(i)Tour and to invite people to help us with the “farm to fork” participatory mapping exercise… [in italian]

The Recording of Maremma in Diretta, ep. 799, with Open Data as Seen by the Network

What can we say…have part of an interview where international events, rural community maps and appetizer recipes are all in the same picture feels good when you work on and promote interdisciplinary activities. For more open data stories in the network, see (articles start in 2010).

Thanks again to Carlo Sestini for the hospitality and see you in April.

To support the activities on open data outreach and production:

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Jug Band Colline Metallifere @ Live Motel, Dec. 17, 2021

After the audio streaming on Dec. 17, 2021, from today the full video version of the show is available. Thanks to Mauro Giachino and all of the Deejay Fox Radio staff in Cologno Monzese (Milan) for this opportunity. Wolfgang Scheibe was missing on this round (but he will be back). For more information and booking: click here.

For non-Italian-speaking folks: please we encourage you to follow the show via the “Rosetta-stone”-style transcript which we published last week, with the full translation into English of all the interview and the song lyrics: please see this link.

May 9, 2020 – Interview with Jack O’Malley @ Se Telefonando

Almost half an hour with an interview (in Italian) by Linda Linz from Radio Rogna to Jack O’Malley.

Jack O’Malley in una recente shot with Mauro Tirannosauro

From this you may discover almost all of the stream of activities which brought to the Jug Band Colline Metallifere, with roots in the mid-Nineties, up to the Participatory Lithology project, born during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Going through: Politecnico di Milano, Centro di Ricerca, Sviluppo e Studi Superiori in Sardegna (CRS4), CH2M HILL (now Jacobs), Caffè Ricasoli in Grosseto, Etruschi from Lakota, Farma Valley Winter Fest, conference in Genva, International Open Data Day, Circolo ARCI di Castelnuovo Val di Cecina, Community Maps, Ganesh Pomarance, Bar Moderno Roccastrada and various characters met along the way, with a highlight on Mauro Tirannosauro.

At the end of the interview, the second version of “Rock in Milano, Blues at la Rocca” (video to be issued on May 16).

This interview is the follow up to an initial interview in March 2019 where Jack briefly explained the concept of geomusic.