Mesh/07 February 2017
Workshop Theme: "Build Your Own Internet"
When: March 04th 2017 2PM-5PM
Where: Omni Ballroom
- 2:00PM-2:30PM Presentations
Why Build a Mesh Network - Lindsey
- History of tyrannical governments shutting down internet - Arab spring, etc.
- Emergency preparedness - natural disasters, etc.
- Digital divide
How A Mesh Network Works - Jehan
History of Mesh Networks and PeoplesOpen.net - Will
- Other mesh networks: Guifi.net, Wlan Slovenija, Freifunk
- History of PeoplesOpen.net
- How PeoplesOpen.net works
Table 1: Crimping Station
- How to put up extender nodes on your roof
Table 2: Mesh Node Flashing Station
- How to flash a new node
Table 2: Community Outreach
Ideas for future events:
- Sunday node mounts
- Door-to-door meet the neighbors and hand out nodes
Table 3: EFF Table
- Surveillance Self-Defense