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About Me

Joined PTP in 2011. On the BoardOfAdvisors. Personal website: http://danrasmussen.org/ .

Expended lots of effort with the goal of getting the word out about the Personal Telco Project. First, lots of work on the PTP wiki. Then re-wrote the homepage so outsiders could understand what Personal Telco was about. I made Dashboard so that I, and others could more effectively keep the wiki up-to-date and relevant/interesting. I rewrote PTP's listing for Calagator and for a while took it on myself to submit PTP events to Calagator in an attempt to seek new volunteers. I tried to visit all of the Personal Telco nodes in Portland, and eventually did visit most of them. Here's a map of the results: http://pdxwifimap.com/ptp_audit_2012 . That project became http://pdxwifimap.com/, another attempt of mine to draw attention to the Personal Telco Project. It's also a learning project. PDX Wifi Map is based on OpenStreetMap and does things I haven't seen on any other wifi map.

Projects

(in no particular order)

Pages I've Created

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Pages where DanRasmussen appears in text. Is there some way to show most recent pages edited by DanRasmussen, vs. being in the page text? FullSearchCached is for searches that don't change much. I don't know how often the cache is refreshed, but would like to figure that out. "Clear Cache" is one of the Page Actions.

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NewsResults(portland+wifi):
[WWW] FBI warns of 'Juice Jacking': Charging at public USB ports could load malware onto your phone - KGW.com
[WWW] Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Against WiFi Dangers - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] As Oregon Locks Down Again, Has the Chance to Open Schools Slipped Away? - Portland Monthly
[WWW] Architectural styles for design-savvy travelers: Tiny house to floating house vacation rentals - oregonlive.com
[WWW] GE Appliances Enlists US Brewers Champ to Launch Café Specialty Drip Coffee Maker - Daily Coffee News
[WWW] Comcast offers free WiFi hotspots, unlimited data, waives late fees during coronavirus outbreak - KGW.com
[WWW] New Research: Industrial Hearables Market to Reach $2.04 Billion, Globally, by 2026 at 37.6% CAGR - EIN News
[WWW] Students in need get help to access internet for distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] The Most Splendid Housing Bubbles in America: Nov. Update - WOLF STREET
[WWW] Free WiFi to be expanded in Russell neighborhood - WAVE 3
[WWW] New effort aims to build 200 tiny homes at state homeless camp in Austin - KXAN.com
[WWW] Keizer Elementary administrators making sure students get education they need during COVID-19 pandemic - KPTV.com
[WWW] Is your home wi-fi struggling to do all you’re asking of it? Here’s what to do - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Portland companies bridging digital divide through tech and supply drives - KGW.com
[WWW] Mill Creek Announces Start of Leasing at Modera Rincon Hill - PRNewswire
[WWW] Multnomah County Closes Libraries To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus - OPB News
[WWW] Spectrum hiring 200 employees for Portland call center - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils 2023 Lineup, Black Friday Deal - Travel Agent
[WWW] New 'hotspot' in Biddeford neighborhood - Portland Press Herald - pressherald.com
[WWW] Study-from-car hotspots offered to Maine schools - Press Herald
[WWW] Parent Files Complaint Over Comcast Service for Portland's Low-Income Families - Willamette Week
[WWW] Sandy internet provider creating WiFi hotspots for Oregon Trail School District students - KPTV.com
[WWW] Oregon Education head praises school districts' efforts during unprecedented move to distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] Eastern Oregon school districts and businesses provide internet options - KGW.com
[WWW] False Claims Follow Old Portland Mugshots - FactCheck.org
[WWW] Portland schools to roll out online learning program amid coronavirus pandemic - KGW.com
[WWW] When His Students Went Home, Joe McFerrin Searched to Find Them Wi-Fi Hot Spots - Willamette Week
[WWW] Municipal broadband in Multnomah County could cost $1B, study finds - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi - Eater PDX
[WWW] Internet in the pandemic: Low-cost, free options, tips - KOIN.com
[WWW] Portland’s pandemic-era apartment buildings: Tenants win with rent incentives, but gyms may go away - OregonLive
[WWW] Spectrum offers students free internet amid COVID-19 school closures - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] For thousands of students without home internet access, remote learning is an extra challenge - Press Herald
[WWW] Life In The Time Of Coronavirus: What's Still Open In Oregon? - OPB News
[WWW] With Municipal Broadband, Cities Are Taking Back the Internet—and Making It Faster and Cheaper. Can Portland Do the Same? - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] Personal Telco Project: A Case Study in Community Connectivity - EFF
[WWW] Tech Tuesday—Holiday Travels — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Is your 'work from home' office cyber secure? - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Multnomah County libraries closed; late fees waived - KGW.com
[WWW] Comcast rolls out national partnership program for schools as virtual learning looms - Philadelphia Business Journal
[WWW] Internet access secured for nearly 22,000 Maine students - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Residence Life approves over 300 students to stay on campus - The Beacon
[WWW] Portland Track makes magic happen in popup meet alongside the McKenzie River: Oregon track & field rundown - OregonLive
[WWW] Workfrom creates virtual cafes to recapture 'third spaces' lost to Covid - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] PacStar sold for $400M to Curtiss-Wright - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Work from someone else’s Oregon home: Book an office getaway - oregonlive.com
[WWW] Coronavirus real-time updates: More tests coming to Oregon - KGW.com
[WWW] How one state is sending thousands of WiFi hotspots to keep students in school - KOIN.com
[WWW] Portland rentals: 10 places to have a late-summer getaway - masslive.com
[WWW] New homeless shelters open at former Wapato Jail, Mt. Scott Community Center - KGW.com
[WWW] Local libraries 'checking out' an online prescence - Portland Press Herald - Press Herald
[WWW] Jay County REMC offering free WIFI to students - WANE
[WWW] Internet, cable companies won't shut off service to those who can't pay during outbreak - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Parking lot Wi-Fi is a way of life for many students - Inside Higher Ed
[WWW] Intel extends work from home through June 2021 - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Verizon Response: Unlimited call/text/data for customers impacted by Oregon wildfires - Verizon News
[WWW] Boingo Launches Cellular DAS Network at Portland International Airport - Business Wire
[WWW] Portland Public Schools working with Comcast amid internet stability concerns - KPTV.com
[WWW] Saving the safety net: A closer look at Central City Concern - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order - OregonLive
[WWW] Intel buys Austin networking company - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Ray's offers free internet hotspot for local students - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Census takers going door-to-door in Oregon to follow up with people who haven't responded - KGW.com
[WWW] FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network - ZDNet
[WWW] Nationwide Internet Outage Affects ROTR, My Disney Experience, and MORE! - Inside the Magic
[WWW] Service groups help unhoused Oregonians vote - OPB News
[WWW] 3 unique staycation ideas to stay safe in the NW - KGW.com
[WWW] Four Clackamas Co. fires destroy 22 structures, threaten 600 more - KATU
[WWW] Some Portland parents, students say remote learning is hurting education - WGME
[WWW] Rossen Reports: Here's how to get faster Wi-Fi for free - WMTW Portland
[WWW] How libraries are fostering early literacy while closed - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Internet slowdowns expected as more Mainers work from home amid coronavirus outbreak - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] 'They Want To See Change' — How The Black Lives Matter Portland Agenda Is Evolving - Maine Public
[WWW] Building a publicly owned internet system across Multnomah County is probably too expensive - OPB News
[WWW] Metro Is Sending Voters a Transportation Tax, Even as Tomorrow's Commute Looks Foggy - Willamette Week
[WWW] JSX Springs Into Portland This April With Daily Flights To Seattle-Boeing Field - PRNewswire
[WWW] CrowdStreet takes pride in its workplace energy, commitment to clients: Top Workplaces 2020 - OregonLive
[WWW] Bangor turns to fundraising so all students can have internet access - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] One Way to Prevent Police From Surveilling Your Phone - The Intercept
[WWW] Comcast launches new “Internet Essentials Partnership Program” for cities, schools, and students as nation gears up for the academic year - newsindiatimes.com
[WWW] There is a good chance your internet will go out during the Coronavirus outbreak but it will be OK - Ladders
[WWW] Portland Public Schools Closer To Moving Classes Online - 750 KXL
[WWW] Busting The Myth Of 'Pre-Installed WiFi' In Multifamily Buildings - Bisnow
[WWW] Rent an Oregon RV: Escape to nature with a roomy RV, sleek Airstream or colorful camper van - oregonlive.com
[WWW] The FBI Is Warning That Your Smart Home Devices Aren't Secure. Here's What You Should Do About It - Inc.
[WWW] School Supplies Drive for Friends of the Children - Portland - KATU
[WWW] As Oregon Schools Roll Out Distance Learning, Some Students May Be Left Behind - OPB News
[WWW] Comcast Launches New "Internet Essentials Partnership Program" for Cities, Schools, and Students as Nation Gears up for the Academic Year - AiThority
[WWW] Toronto offering free public WiFi in select parks this week | News - Daily Hive
[WWW] Wireless Connectivity Technology Market Expected to Hit $128.47 Billion by 2026, at 12.6% CAGR - GlobeNewswire
[WWW] 39 Reported Cases In Oregon, Brown Considering Bar, Restaurant Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Pandemic shows that Maine students need better internet access - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] New space shines a light on Scarborough day care program - pressherald.com
[WWW] Smart Thermostat Market Overview, Value Chain Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact an - openPR
[WWW] Undocumented during COVID-19: 'Dreamer' discusses her fears and uncertainty - KGW.com
[WWW] FBI Warns of Risks Behind Using Free WiFi While Traveling - BleepingComputer
[WWW] Should stay-at-home restrictions be lifted for rural Oregon? - KGW.com
[WWW] Gov. Justice unveils interactive WiFi hotspot map - WFXRtv.com
[WWW] Portland WiFi networking company acquired - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] School Closures 'Will Not Stop The Spread Of COVID-19,' Brown Warns - OPB News

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