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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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Random page, twice: NodeEcotrust / WeeklyMeeting20161102

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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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NewsResults(portland+wifi):
[WWW] Here’s how to protect yourself when using public wi-fi - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Covid Education: Four Things to Remember from 18 Awful Months - KATU
[WWW] Spectrum internet restored after outage reported in Maine WMTW Portland ME - WMTW Portland
[WWW] What Is Delta Air Lines’ Strategy In Portland? - Simple Flying
[WWW] Pamplin Media Group - B is for Alaska - Portland Tribune
[WWW] Celtics vs. Blazers: Live stream, start time, TV channel, how to watch (Sunday, May 2) - MassLive.com
[WWW] Delta Air Lines Reveals Strange Boeing 767 & Airbus A330 Retrofits - Simple Flying
[WWW] Schedule Released For 2023 Canada & New England Princess Cruises - Cruise Radio
[WWW] NCM staff's best and worst quarantine purchases - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Broadband for All – Eugene Weekly - Eugene Weekly
[WWW] Tens of thousands lose internet in Oregon, connection could take weeks to return - KGW.com
[WWW] Mobility On Demand Market | Global Analysis of Key Manufacturers, Dynamics & Forecast 2021-2027 | Key Player – General Motors Company, Delphi Automotive PLC, Robert Bosch GmbH, Ford Motor Company, Uber Technologies, Inc., and Tomtom NV Post author – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
[WWW] WiFi Wireless Speakers Market Analysis, Key Players, Development, Opportunities and Forecasts 2021-2026 – SoccerNurds - SoccerNurds
[WWW] Comcast says 76,000 still without internet service in Oregon; fixing localized outages may take a week or more - OregonLive
[WWW] Price tag for Multnomah County public internet? $1 billion - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Comcast says 125,000 Oregon customers still without internet, mostly because of power outages - OregonLive
[WWW] Comcast Launching WiFi-Connected “Lift Zones” in Oregon/SW Washington - Oregon Business
[WWW] Boys & Girls Clubs in Oregon and SW Washington expanding kids' access to high-speed internet - KGW.com
[WWW] 2 Top Retail Stocks to Buy in May After Tech Pullback - Nasdaq
[WWW] NASDAQ Drops 1.9% as Big Tech Takes a Big Dive - Nasdaq
[WWW] Burger King Is Making New Plant-Based Straws & Eco-Friendly Packaging - Thrillist
[WWW] Parent Files Complaint Over Comcast Service for Portland's Low-Income Families - Willamette Week
[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] Students in need get help to access internet for distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] Portland Public Schools working with Comcast amid internet stability concerns - KPTV.com
[WWW] 8 Cannabis Products We Love from Local Black-Owned Businesses - Portland Monthly
[WWW] Hillsboro launches HiLight, aspiring to build Oregon’s largest city-run internet service - OregonLive
[WWW] Comcast offers free WiFi hotspots, unlimited data, waives late fees during coronavirus outbreak - KGW.com
[WWW] The Right Place at the Right Time: Portland Got a Gucci Store, Baby!!! - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] Comcast extends free wifi for those in low-income households | Venture - Daily Hive
[WWW] A Former Comcast Employee Explains Why Low-Income WiFi Packages Aren't Helping Students - BuzzFeed News
[WWW] Personal Telco Project: A Case Study in Community Connectivity - EFF
[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] Rooftop Dog Park Planned For Buffalo - wyrk.com - wyrk.com
[WWW] Google Fiber secures office, retail space in West Des Moines ahead of internet launch - Des Moines Register
[WWW] Widespread Maine Internet Outage - b985.fm - b985.fm - b985.fm
[WWW] Eugene library groups' campaign looks to 'Connect Community' with 300 Wi-Fi hotspots - The Register-Guard
[WWW] Connecticut Educational Network bringing free, high-speed public Wi-Fi to Middletown - Middletown Press
[WWW] Trail Blazers’ Rookie CJ Elleby Adjusts to NBA Life - Blazer's Edge
[WWW] New 'hotspot' in Biddeford neighborhood - Portland Press Herald - pressherald.com
[WWW] Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI) CEO Chris Ripley on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
[WWW] Ace Hotel Portland – Hotel Review | Condé Nast Traveler - Condé Nast Traveler
[WWW] Comcast rolls out new Internet Essentials Partnership Program for schools in its footprint - Philadelphia Business Journal - Philadelphia Business Journal
[WWW] Free WiFi to be expanded in Russell neighborhood - WAVE 3
[WWW] Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Has Now Connected More than 340,000 People in Oregon/SW Washington Over the Past 10 Years - Yahoo Finance
[WWW] Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi - Eater PDX
[WWW] Facebook makes $60K donation to Sumner County schools - Lebanon Democrat
[WWW] BLUECHIP: Sayre: Answering an internet SOS - The Register-Guard
[WWW] Eternal Optimist Jesce Horton Talks Cannabis in the New Decade - Portland Monthly
[WWW] Internet access secured for nearly 22,000 Maine students - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] US Cellular offering in-home high-speed internet service to Maine residents - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Verizon Response: Unlimited call/text/data for customers impacted by Oregon wildfires - Verizon News
[WWW] Spectrum hiring 200 employees for Portland call center - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Established In Port Antonio – Jamaica Information Service - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
[WWW] Extreme Networks lands MLB ballpark WiFi deal - Ballpark Digest
[WWW] Nationwide Internet Outage Affects ROTR, My Disney Experience, and MORE! - Inside the Magic
[WWW] Portland WiFi networking company acquired - Portland Business Journal - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Updates for Monday: Power returns to some locations, warming centers open, cell phones limited - Statesman Journal
[WWW] Digital Banking Multichannel Solution Market Status Analysis, Scope, Trend, Capacity and Forecast 2021-2030 – NeighborWebSJ - NeighborWebSJ
[WWW] For thousands of students without home internet access, remote learning is an extra challenge - Press Herald
[WWW] Pamplin Media Group - Gresham middle schoolers receive technology - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] ‘There will be a lasting impact’: How the pandemic magnified Maine’s digital divide - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Rangoon Bistro's Alex Saw on Myanmar's Military Takeover - Portland Monthly
[WWW] As Oregon Locks Down Again, Has the Chance to Open Schools Slipped Away? - Portland Monthly
[WWW] Elon Musk's SpaceX opens preorders for Starlink internet in Canada | Venture - Daily Hive
[WWW] Eastern Oregon school districts and businesses provide internet options - KGW.com
[WWW] Hilton Garden Inn Portland/Lake Oswego in Oregon Sold - Hotel News Resource
[WWW] FBI warns of 'Juice Jacking': Charging at public USB ports could load malware onto your phone - KGW.com
[WWW] Verizon issue causes widespread internet outages across northeast U.S., disrupting work and school - KTLA
[WWW] Multnomah County Closes Libraries To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus - OPB News
[WWW] United targets leisure traffic in Summer hub-skipping pivot – PaxEx.Aero - PaxEx.Aero
[WWW] Rossen Reports: Here's how to get faster Wi-Fi for free - WMTW Portland
[WWW] Boingo Launches Cellular DAS Network at Portland International Airport - Business Wire
[WWW] Portland schools to roll out online learning program amid coronavirus pandemic - KGW.com
[WWW] Comcast raising TV and Internet prices, including a big hike to hidden fees - Ars Technica
[WWW] Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) buys Austin networking company Rivet Networks - Portland Business Journal - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Public invited to three Interstate Bridge Replacement program advisory group meetings in January - Access Washington
[WWW] Public invited to Nov. 6 Interstate Bridge Replacement Program steering group kickoff meeting - Access Washington
[WWW] Oregon Reports More Than 200 New Known Coronavirus Cases - OPB News
[WWW] Ziply Fiber completes acquisition of Frontier Communications' Northwest operations - Portland Business Journal - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Global Wi-Fi Analytics Market to Reach $31.01 Billion by 2026: Says, AMR - GlobeNewswire
[WWW] Portland Travel Guide: Where to Stay, What to Eat, and More - The Manual
[WWW] Free Public WiFi Coming to These Locations in Jamaica - Jamaicans.com
[WWW] Comcast to enforce 1.2TB data cap in entire 39-state territory in early 2021 - Ars Technica
[WWW] Work from someone else’s Oregon home: Book an office getaway - oregonlive.com
[WWW] CTL Announces New Chromebox Models Featuring Intel's 10th Generation Processors, Dual HDMI, USB C, Wi-Fi 6 (Up to 2.4ghz/MU-MIMO), and Bluetooth 5.1 - PRNewswire
[WWW] Boingo launches neutral host DAS at PDX - FierceWireless
[WWW] How one stranded Oregon community built its own wireless Internet network - Light Reading
[WWW] Philbrick: Internet, public transit connect with WiFi Bus - San José Spotlight - San José Spotlight
[WWW] Portland's Circle Media lands $20M from T-Mobile (Nasdaq: TMUS) - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Maine Wants to Borrow Another $30M for Broadband Expansion - Governing
[WWW] Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) extends remote work through June 2021. - Portland Business Journal - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] The Best Modems and Routers for Your Money, According to IT Pros - Money
[WWW] Here's who ranked as Canada's fastest internet provider | News - Daily Hive
[WWW] How libraries are fostering early literacy while closed - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Chattanooga broadband providers expand discount programs to help low-income students with virtual learning - Chattanooga Times Free Press
[WWW] New homeless shelters open at former Wapato Jail, Mt. Scott Community Center - KGW.com
[WWW] How to find out if your city has 5G right now - TechRepublic
[WWW] Major: Delta Transitioning To Viasat Inflight Wi-Fi - One Mile at a Time
[WWW] WiFi-enabled smart kiosks with touch screens could be coming to Portland, mayor says - GeekWire

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DanRasmussen (last edited 2013-02-02 11:08:01 by DanRasmussen)