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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] Portland companies bridging digital divide through tech and supply drives - KGW.com
[WWW] School Supplies Drive for Friends of the Children - Portland - KATU
[WWW] GPISD to issue laptops to all students - KRIS Corpus Christi News
[WWW] Portland Track makes magic happen in popup meet alongside the McKenzie River: Oregon track & field rundown - OregonLive
[WWW] 3 unique staycation ideas to stay safe in the NW - KGW.com
[WWW] For parents who can afford it, a solution for fall: Bring the teachers to them - The Washington Post
[WWW] Comcast offers free WiFi hotspots, unlimited data, waives late fees during coronavirus outbreak - KGW.com
[WWW] Students in need get help to access internet for distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] The Best Places to Camp in Maine - Down East
[WWW] Telehealth Can Be a Lifeline for Patients With Addictions. Is It Enough? - MedPage Today
[WWW] Multnomah County Closes Libraries To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus - OPB News
[WWW] Study-from-car hotspots offered to Maine schools - Press Herald
[WWW] Portland schools to roll out online learning program amid coronavirus pandemic - KGW.com
[WWW] Playland schedules opening of its huge indoor playground in the fall - unioncountyweekly.com
[WWW] Oregon Education head praises school districts' efforts during unprecedented move to distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] Tech Tuesday—Holiday Travels — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Eastern Oregon school districts and businesses provide internet options - KGW.com
[WWW] Spectrum offers students free internet amid COVID-19 school closures - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] When His Students Went Home, Joe McFerrin Searched to Find Them Wi-Fi Hot Spots - Willamette Week
[WWW] For thousands of students without home internet access, remote learning is an extra challenge - Press Herald
[WWW] Boingo Launches Cellular DAS Network at Portland International Airport - Business Wire
[WWW] Residence Life approves over 300 students to stay on campus - The Beacon
[WWW] Life In The Time Of Coronavirus: What's Still Open In Oregon? - OPB News
[WWW] The FBI Is Warning That Your Smart Home Devices Aren't Secure. Here's What You Should Do About It - Inc.
[WWW] Multnomah County libraries closed; late fees waived - KGW.com
[WWW] Internet access secured for nearly 22,000 Maine students - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Internet in the pandemic: Low-cost, free options, tips - KOIN.com
[WWW] Over 300 new WiFi hotspots are coming to Washington | Urbanized - Daily Hive
[WWW] What $1.4M Will Get You in SJ Vs. Austin and Portland - NBC Bay Area
[WWW] Electronic wristband to ensure stay-home notice: Quarantine monitoring devices being used by others worldwide - The Straits Times
[WWW] 5 things to know for July 29: Stimulus, William Barr, election 2020, DACA, tech hearing - CNN
[WWW] Internet, cable companies won't shut off service to those who can't pay during outbreak - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi - Eater PDX
[WWW] Local libraries 'checking out' an online prescence - Portland Press Herald - Press Herald
[WWW] Coronavirus real-time updates: More tests coming to Oregon - KGW.com
[WWW] Portland’s pandemic-era apartment buildings: Tenants win with rent incentives, but gyms may go away - OregonLive
[WWW] FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network - ZDNet
[WWW] Maine students struggle with Internet access during remote learning - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[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] New free WiFi site offered in Port Angeles - Peninsula Daily News
[WWW] JSX Springs Into Portland This April With Daily Flights To Seattle-Boeing Field - PRNewswire
[WWW] Portland Public Schools Closer To Moving Classes Online - 750 KXL
[WWW] Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Securing Smart TVs — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] School superintendent says many help make remote learning possible - Press Herald
[WWW] FBI Warns of Risks Behind Using Free WiFi While Traveling - BleepingComputer
[WWW] How Intelligent Switches Making Home Smart? Market Growth and Future Opportunities for General electric, devic - openPR
[WWW] Saving the safety net: A closer look at Central City Concern - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] 39 Reported Cases In Oregon, Brown Considering Bar, Restaurant Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order - OregonLive
[WWW] Internet, phone companies to halt late fees, disconnections - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Oregon FBI's Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Using Virtual Private Networks - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Internet hotspots free for 60 days - Tuscaloosa News
[WWW] Charter Expands Internet and WiFi Offer to Educators - Spectrum News 1
[WWW] As Oregon Schools Roll Out Distance Learning, Some Students May Be Left Behind - OPB News
[WWW] Planned Parenthood opens East Portland Health Center - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Portland WiFi networking company acquired - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Undocumented during COVID-19: 'Dreamer' discusses her fears and uncertainty - KGW.com
[WWW] Readers respond: An opportunity for year-round schooling - oregonlive.com
[WWW] Portland Chromebook Pickup From April 9-10 And April 13-17 | Portland, OR - Patch.com
[WWW] Bangor turns to fundraising so all students can have internet access - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Cox, Dominion suspend WiFi, power disconnections for overdue bills amid coronavirus outbreak - WFXRtv.com
[WWW] Jay County REMC offering free WIFI to students - WANE
[WWW] 10 years in, WES ridership proving to be a 'big, serious problem' for TriMet - KATU
[WWW] Portland Clinicians Prepare for Uptick in Mental Health Crises Due to COVID-19 - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] School Closures 'Will Not Stop The Spread Of COVID-19,' Brown Warns - OPB News
[WWW] Stranded in Peru amid virus pandemic, Mainers plead: 'Come and get us' - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile All Experiencing Service Issues (Updated) - Droid Life
[WWW] CenturyLink suspends data limits, waives late fees, service terminations during coronavirus crisis - OregonLive
[WWW] Parking Lots Have Become a Digital Lifeline - The New York Times
[WWW] PPS distance learning plan an ‘Apollo 13 moment’ - KOIN.com
[WWW] Cancel your Spectrum cable or internet? New policy means you may still have to pay - WGME
[WWW] State sets up list of public WiFi spots - Gainesville Times
[WWW] Should stay-at-home restrictions be lifted for rural Oregon? - KGW.com
[WWW] Coronavirus closure won’t lead to online classes in Oregon public schools. This is why - OregonLive
[WWW] Oregon Relief Nurseries pivots to serving vulnerable families online - KGW.com
[WWW] Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV’s security - TechCrunch
[WWW] Maine CDC reports 38 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths - Press Herald
[WWW] PSU announces flexible class plan for fall 2020 - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator - Reuters
[WWW] Wireless Connectivity Technology Market Expected to Hit $128.47 Billion by 2026, at 12.6% CAGR - GlobeNewswire
[WWW] The Five Best Music Events in Portland This Spring - Willamette Week
[WWW] Rep. Yvette Clarke promotes public WiFi Kiosks during coronavirus pandemic - New York Post
[WWW] Portland quietly launches mobile location data project with Alphabet’s controversial Sidewalk Labs - GeekWire
[WWW] Local schools stay shuttered until June, virtual learning continues - Press Herald
[WWW] Ellensburg offers free WiFi hotspots to public - KIMA CBS 29
[WWW] Busting The Myth Of 'Pre-Installed WiFi' In Multifamily Buildings - Bisnow
[WWW] City offers wifi downtown for students to do schoolwork - Cheboygan Daily Tribune
[WWW] South Portland Public Schools close - Portland Press Herald - Press Herald
[WWW] PDX to Demolish Concourse A as Plans Continue for Expansions at Concourses B and E - Engineering News-Record
[WWW] What You Need to Know About Wifi 6E - Lifehacker
[WWW] Coronavirus forces cancellations throughout Lakes Region - Press Herald
[WWW] Borrowed laptops and bad WiFi: How the NFL is adapting to an online draft - SB Nation
[WWW] Prototypes for low-cost cell phone charging stations, WiFi hotspots built in Louisville - WAVE 3
[WWW] Everyone online? Here's how to fix your weak WiFi - KTRK-TV
[WWW] A hotel called police on a black guest for ‘loitering.’ He’s suing for $10 million. - Washington Post
[WWW] Boingo Wireless (WIFI) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript - The Motley Fool
[WWW] Coronavirus Will Test WiFi Networks, Make 5G More Popular - Bisnow
[WWW] Tuesday, May 19, 2020: Libraries provide critical resources, open for business, impressed by Sara Gideon - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Guest Column - Press Herald
[WWW] Tech editor provides tips to improving your home WiFi signal - WPVI-TV

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