Recycle, Reuse, ReDuck!
On Sun, Jan 16, 2022 at 6:56 PM Jake via sudo-discuss <
yes it's awesome! log in and look at sudoroom
if it's dark, it probably means nobody is there and the lights are off and
planet is blocking the sunlight, but if you wait no more than 12 hours, the
planet will turn and sunlight will stream in again, illuminating the room.
Also, hackers will appear and you can talk to them and try to entertain
Both hackers appearing in person in sudoroom, in view of the telescreen, as
well as other hackers connecting to the jitsi room from wherever they may
what Matty said about the client app is only 90% of the new innovation, the
last bit is my contribution; a python web server which allows the custom
app to turn the telescreen on or off, depending on whether people are in
jitsi "room" with it:
it's just copied over from a web server to open and close a duck coop door
it...WEB server because ducks have WEBBED feet) with a few changes to
turn the monitor power on and off through DPMS.
so join the chat and join in the hacking! it's social and fun and safe!
On Sun, 16 Jan 2022, ruin mechanic via sudo-discuss wrote:
Rejoice in the hacker wizardry of the new
Jake and I wrapped it up today and hackerspace futurism has been achieved
the monitor will turn on if any Sudoers join the jitsi chatroom
and it will shut off if everyone leaves the chat
here is the source for the chat client app powering it
On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 11:50 PM Jake <jake(a)spaz.org> wrote:
> wow, this has progressed a lot!
> tonight, in the jitsi chat, which is here:
> matt and me (to the entertainment of everyone passing through sudoroom
> working in there) have been chatting and
co-hacking, and i've been
> npm/node/react web stuff.
> basically we installed the jitsi SDK repo and ran it, and then hacked it
> to go
> to the meeting room we've been using instead of the default setting -
> we're adding a function to it to automatically control the screen power
> (screensaver) depending on whether someone is in the "room" or not.
> we're also sharing a tmux window in the machine (the one controlling the
> TV) and teaching each other lots of stuff. And neither of us are
> physically in
> the space!
> It's the most exciting saturday night i've had in a long time!
> If anyone else is interested in this kind of social hacking, speak up
> ping you if it happens again. Or just join the jitsi room (linked
> leave it open until someone starts talking to you.
> last night (friday night) we had a bunch of people join the chat!!!
> a couple of people who randomly hadn't seen each other in almost 5
> It was basically a party, including whoever
was in sudoroom, and like 6
> different people who rolled through the jitsi chat.
> On Sat, 15 Jan 2022, Jake wrote:
>> awesome! I believe this is what Matty is working on too
>> that was so much fun with everyone talking to each other tonight!
>> On Sat, 15 Jan 2022, Marc Juul wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 11:54 PM Marc Juul <marc(a)juul.io> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 1:37 AM Jake wrote:
>>>>> I've set up a jitsi terminal on the wall in Sudoroom!
>>>>> It's a big TV made by Hitachi, and it has a feature where it can
>>>>> "power saving" mode when the HDMI signal is lost. That
>>>>> can power down when DPMS puts the monitor to "sleep". It
>>>>> that's clearly labeled,
and on a hinge so it can easily be aimed
>>>>> the floor if people are shy, and it has a Jabra USB
>>>>> thing which should hopefully
provide good speakerphone
> functionality. I
>>>>> have the computer setup to start firefox, and i have firefox set to
>>>>> the jitsi page, where permissions are already enabled for
>>>>> The only remaining need is to automatically wake the monitor from
>>>>> (using "DISPLAY=:0 xset force dpms on") whenever there is
>>>>> detected in the jitsi
>>>> I wrote a short program that can trigger a command based on
>>>> bandwidth usage:
>>> So it turned out that the library I used doesn't really work for UDP
> The correct solution is definitely to have a client that joins with
> Information is sparse but I found this code
that I believe is for
> stress-testing that should be modifiable into what we need:
> Relevant code in:
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