Mesh/29 January 2015
Alex, Marc, April, Martin, Ugo, Wilson, Joseph, Travis, Praveen, Chris
Wilson: Design background. Front-end, web development. Wanted to see if he could help Ugo: Wants to learn more. Get the best resources to learn about mesh networks and device to device connections. Looked at the website. Thinks what we're doing is awesome. April: Been working on this for a month or two. Kind of a professional political organizer. Excited to work on the project. Martin: Doing radio stuff for a long time, including mesh networking Alex: Been working on this project for just under a year. Been working on some of the firmware stuff. Was working on some of the node monitoring stuff. Joseph: Here a few months ago, catching up about research and writing on the project Travis: Lives in Berkeley and is just starting to get interested in mesh networking Chris: Has been coming to the sudomesh side of things for the fun. Monitoring.
- New folks - intros
- Intro to the project
- Alex talks about building a firmware and building a physical network
- Debrief from retreat
- Website updates
- Internet Archive tomorrow
- Deployment in West Oakland Saturday?
- Setting up the Omni network, when?
How to jump into the tech side of things
- Anyone who is a C programmer can jump in with the firmware
- The web GUI to show how much bandwidth is used on the node needs some work, particularly on the front end
- More inforgraphics that could explain the whole process, an animated one is in works, apparently (Joseph is interested)
- April will finally get more inforamtion about other colo connections
- type up the retreat debrief
- Mount nodes in West Oakland at 12noon on Saturday w/marc. If you want to join, please email the list or Marc.
- We need to create a to-do list to help folks more readily get involved.
- Meeting with Internet Arcive on Friday
- Get a better Internet connection for Omni
- Map of broadband adoption in Oakland: http://open-oakland.cartodb.com/viz/1d8f9768-d7b9-11e3-b620-0e73339ffa50/public_map?title=true&description=true&search=false&shareable=true&cartodb_logo=true&layer_selector=false&legends=true&scrollwheel=true&fullscreen=true&sublayer_options=1&sql=&sw_lat=37.655014078010716&sw_lon=-122.55455017089844&ne_lat=37.91224232115994&ne_lon=-121.67564392089844
**This is when the FCC's definition of broadband was 4Mbps downstream and 1Mbps upstream