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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

Macro Test Bed

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RecentChanges takes up a lot of space! Possible to limit output? See Dashboard for RecentChangesList.

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Several random pages, (out of 3300 total) :

Random page, twice: PersonalTelco/2012-11-14 / PersonalTelco/2019-09-11

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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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See AbandonedPages Quite a long list! Many PTP wiki pages haven't been edited forever - e.g. historical meeting notes. Wonder what the cut-off date is for this function...

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See SystemInformation

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NewsResults(portland+wifi):
[WWW] Portland Public Schools Closer To Moving Classes Online - 750 KXL
[WWW] Comcast offers free WiFi hotspots, unlimited data, waives late fees during coronavirus outbreak - KGW.com
[WWW] Portland schools to roll out online learning program amid coronavirus pandemic - KGW.com
[WWW] PPS distance learning plan an ‘Apollo 13 moment’ - KOIN.com
[WWW] Learning as they go: Oregon school districts move forward with online programs for students - KPTV.com
[WWW] Coronavirus real-time updates: More tests coming to Oregon - KGW.com
[WWW] Jay County REMC offering free WIFI to students - WANE
[WWW] Multnomah County Closes Libraries To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus - OPB News
[WWW] Learn from Home buses to serve as Wi-fi hotspots - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Study-from-car hotspots offered to Maine schools - Press Herald
[WWW] Oregon's online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown's coronavirus closure order - KGW.com
[WWW] Cox, Dominion suspend WiFi, power disconnections for overdue bills amid coronavirus outbreak - WFXRtv.com
[WWW] Briefs - Portland Press Herald - Press Herald
[WWW] Coronavirus closure won’t lead to online classes in Oregon public schools. This is why - OregonLive
[WWW] Life In The Time Of Coronavirus: What's Still Open In Oregon? - OPB News
[WWW] Despite closure, Brunswick library still offering some services - Press Herald
[WWW] Spectrum offers students free internet amid COVID-19 school closures - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Portland Clinicians Prepare for Uptick in Mental Health Crises Due to COVID-19 - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] Self-isolate in a tiny house: Hotels and short-term rentals offer discounts during the coronavirus - oregonlive.com
[WWW] 39 Reported Cases In Oregon, Brown Considering Bar, Restaurant Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Residence Life approves over 300 students to stay on campus - The Beacon
[WWW] Celtics' Tatum: 'It was scary' waiting for negative coronavirus test result - Press Herald
[WWW] Community/Arts Calendar: March 25 - Press Herald
[WWW] Resources for parents trying to keep their kids learning and engaged - KGW.com
[WWW] Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Announces Statewide School Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Multnomah County libraries closed; late fees waived - KGW.com
[WWW] South Portland Public Schools close - Press Herald
[WWW] Coronavirus forces cancellations throughout Lakes Region - Press Herald
[WWW] Six Properties Open on the West Coast - Hotel Business
[WWW] Scarborough schools closed until April 27 - Press Herald
[WWW] Life in the time of coronavirus: streaming TV and movies - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Stranded in Peru amid virus pandemic, Mainers plead: 'Come and get us' - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Champion Acquires USC-Adjacent Student Housing for $14M - ConnectCRE
[WWW] State Loosens Telehealth Rules As Providers Ramp Up Services - The Lund Report
[WWW] Coronavirus daily news update, March 13: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state, and the nation - Seattle Times
[WWW] Tech Tuesday—Holiday Travels - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] The FBI Is Warning That Your Smart Home Devices Aren't Secure. Here's What You Should Do About It - Inc.
[WWW] Orlando Magic Defenseless Against McCollum, Blazers - News 13
[WWW] Coronavirus Champions: A Running List of Brands Getting It Right - Forbes
[WWW] The Best Independent Coffee Shop in Every State - 24/7 Wall St.
[WWW] Despite Mockery, Oregon Officials Are Poised to Investigate the Health Effects of WiFi on Schoolkids - Willamette Week
[WWW] Samsung Galaxy S20 Review: It's So Close - Droid Life
[WWW] FBI Warns of Risks Behind Using Free WiFi While Traveling - BleepingComputer
[WWW] Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Securing Smart TVs - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Oregon FBI's Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Using Virtual Private Networks - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Portland quietly launches mobile location data project with Alphabet’s controversial Sidewalk Labs - GeekWire
[WWW] FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network - ZDNet
[WWW] A Daily Report on How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Art World - Hyperallergic
[WWW] 10 years in, WES ridership proving to be a 'big, serious problem' for TriMet - KATU
[WWW] WiFi passwords hacked at local coffee shop, security compromised - KPTV.com
[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] Review: 5 Great Business Features On The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra - CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers
[WWW] Why AR and VR Usage Is Expected to Grow in 2020 - CMSWire
[WWW] Free Wi-Fi is dicey: how to safely access the Internet when traveling - Fox News
[WWW] Deb Mayer’s full responses to the Portland school board candidate survey - OregonLive
[WWW] Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi - Eater PDX
[WWW] Planned Parenthood building health center on Division - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Boingo Launches Cellular DAS Network at Portland International Airport - Business Wire
[WWW] A hotel called police on a black guest for ‘loitering.’ He’s suing for $10 million. - Washington Post
[WWW] Cancel your Spectrum cable or internet? New policy means you may still have to pay - WGME
[WWW] The Five Best Music Events in Portland This Spring - Willamette Week
[WWW] JSX Springs Into Portland This April With Daily Flights To Seattle-Boeing Field - PRNewswire
[WWW] Portland WiFi networking company acquired - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Coronavirus CT: 200 New Cases Reported, 12 Total Deaths - Trumbull, CT Patch
[WWW] PDX to Demolish Concourse A as Plans Continue for Expansions at Concourses B and E - Engineering News-Record
[WWW] The Race to Make Airplane Wi-Fi Less Terrible - The Wall Street Journal
[WWW] Hillsboro releases prices for proposed HiLight internet utility - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Dozens scour Portland for missing UP student Owen Klinger - KOIN.com
[WWW] Portland’s new electric buses run on wind energy, a first in US transit - Electrek
[WWW] Winter Escapes - Willamette Week
[WWW] Free downtown wifi 'no longer a luxury' in places like Waterville, Millinocket - Mainebiz
[WWW] Apex Legends Player Takes Over Airport Screen With PS4 While Waiting - Screen Rant
[WWW] 5G Is Here – but Portland Lawmakers are Concerned - 750 KXL
[WWW] Is 5G in Portland Yet? - 750 KXL
[WWW] Tech Tuesday—Online Shopping - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] I spent two weeks travelling in and around Seattle without a car. Here's what happened - CityMetric
[WWW] How a Dubious Claim of Cement Milkshakes in Portland Became a Right-Wing Meme - Mother Jones
[WWW] An American on Quarantined Cruise Ship Describes Moment His Wife Was Diagnosed With Coronavirus - New York Magazine
[WWW] ‘Mayor Monday’ with Portland’s Ted Wheeler - KOIN.com
[WWW] What's that about cops? Wi-Fi network label stirs Portland Twitter pot - OregonLive.com
[WWW] Where to Eat, Drink, and File Taxes This Weekend - Eater Portland
[WWW] Cheaper in-flight Wi-Fi is coming - The Week
[WWW] Coffee Shop Working Etiquette: Laptops, Ordering, When to Leave - Eater
[WWW] Two airports fly higher than Sea-Tac, which falls to third in new analysis of best free Wi-Fi - GeekWire
[WWW] The best and worst US airlines to fly for in-flight entertainment, ranked - Business Insider - Business Insider
[WWW] Get Connected With Razorback Football in 2019 - Arkansas Razorbacks
[WWW] Amtrak Flash Sale - Portland To Boston $17 - b985.fm
[WWW] How to watch ESPN Plus on your TV: What is it, what does it cost and what does it include? - MassLive.com
[WWW] With 5G comes great potential and great fear as Spokane is among the first to get the new technology - Pacific Northwest Inlander
[WWW] NASCAR signs Verizon to upgrade wireless, wifi at 12 tracks - FOXSports.com
[WWW] Coronavirus Updates - Mother Jones
[WWW] 5 essential smart TV security tips to protect your privacy - Tom's Guide
[WWW] Check it out: Huge new Multnomah County library on the way? - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Portland's Best Coffee Shops With WiFi - Thrillist
[WWW] Portland's Wi-Fi network coming down - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
[WWW] Daimler to make all-electric Freightliner trucks at converted Portland factory - Electrek
[WWW] Boingo Wins Record 10th Global Traveler Award for 'Best WiFi Service' - Business Wire
[WWW] One Maine City Is About To Get Free Wireless Internet For All - wcyy.com
[WWW] Who’s Buying, Selling and Financing? - Hotel Business
[WWW] Portland family Internet monitor lands $20M - Portland Business Journal

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