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  * [[Introduction]] - READY-TO-GO draft of replacement homepage. Russell and Jason apparently quite fond of sidebar currently on homepage, DanRasmussen weary of fiddling with formatting issues related to sidebar (moreover, now convinced homepage sidebar is a bad idea - see [[Dashboard]] section below). So here it sits! Renamed from `PersonalTelcoConstructed` -- "/wiki/[[Introduction]]" will be easier to append to the URL on PTP's business cards and elsewhere.   * [[Introduction]] - READY-TO-GO draft of replacement homepage. Russell and Jason apparently fond of sidebar on [[OldHomepage]], DanRasmussen not certain sidebar is a good idea - see [[Dashboard]] section below). Replaced [[OldHomepage]] text with [[Introduction]] text on 25. April 2012 and trimmed down [[OldHomepage]]'s sidebar.
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  * [[Dashboard]] - PTP entry page for volunteers. Goal: show every homepage visitor what they need, and no more! See [[UsingDashboard]] for details. Tried to include this page as a sidebar on [[Introduction]] page but failed (wasted too much time trying to get it right, and gave up). No longer think Dashboard on [[Introduction|homepage]] is a good idea:
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er of print pages required to print [[PersonalTelco]]. Note how awkward this looks in printed form, and how much of the information is quickly dated, or does not make sense in non-hyperlink form.
   * 2.1 - Number of print pages required to print [[Introduction]]. Leave out the footer if you're going to print this - causes to run into a whole extra page!
  * [[Dashboard]] - PTP entry page for volunteers. Goal: show every homepage visitor what they need, and no more! See [[UsingDashboard]] for details. Tried to include this page as a sidebar on [[Introduction]] page but failed (wasted too much time trying to get it right, and gave up).
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Number of print pages required to print [[OldHomepage]]. Note how awkward this looks in printed form, and how much of the information is quickly dated, or does not make sense in non-hyperlink form.
   * 2 - Number of print pages required to print [[PersonalTelco|current homepage]] ([[Introduction]]). Leave out the footer if you're going to print this - causes to run into a whole extra page!
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 * Create pages the wiki says ought to exist, where beneficial. See WantedPages (and be aware that it could take forever to load)  * --(Create pages the wiki says ought to exist, where beneficial. See WantedPages, and be aware that it could take forever to load)--

Sections on this page: #about, #projects, #writtenbyme, #macros

About Me

My personal website is http://danrasmussen.org/. You can sometimes find me on PTP's IrcChannel.

Projects

(in no particular order)

  • Make homepage awesome. On both mobile and immobile.
    • Introduction - READY-TO-GO draft of replacement homepage. Russell and Jason apparently fond of sidebar on OldHomepage, DanRasmussen not certain sidebar is a good idea - see Dashboard section below). Replaced OldHomepage text with Introduction text on 25. April 2012 and trimmed down OldHomepage's sidebar.

    • IntroductionNextGen - DRAFT of next-gen homepage. Contains ideas for improvements to Introduction.

    • Dashboard - PTP entry page for volunteers. Goal: show every homepage visitor what they need, and no more! See UsingDashboard for details. Tried to include this page as a sidebar on Introduction page but failed (wasted too much time trying to get it right, and gave up).

      • 4 - Number of print pages required to print OldHomepage. Note how awkward this looks in printed form, and how much of the information is quickly dated, or does not make sense in non-hyperlink form.

      • 2 - Number of print pages required to print current homepage (Introduction). Leave out the footer if you're going to print this - causes to run into a whole extra page!

      • 1.5 - Number of print pages required to print Dashboard. No real reason to print this page, just measuring how much space it takes up.

  • Add sponsor links to nodes (ongoing, but started 22. Feb 2012 and essentially finished 28. Feb 2012) - working through NodesByAge

  • Add maps to node pages lacking them (pending determining how that works)
  • Delete, or add to DeleteMe, appropriate pages from AbandonedPages and OrphanedPages - WARNING: both of these links could take a long time to load!

  • Create pages the wiki says ought to exist, where beneficial. See WantedPages, and be aware that it could take forever to load

  • Create something similar to BackPackAp.

  • Using Android, find offline way to GPS navigate to nearest PTP node. Maybe using custom POIs for OsmAnd?

Pages I've Created

Macro Test Bed

Macro: RecentChangesList / RecentChanges()

RecentChanges takes up a lot of space! Possible to limit output? Here's RecentChangesList:

Macro: RandomPage(integer) , RandomPage, PageCount

Several random pages, (out of 33333 total) :

Random page, twice: PersonalTelco/2010-10-27 / WeeklyMeeting20190403

Macro: FullSearch() / FullSearchCached()

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 probably for searches that don't change much. I don't know how often the cache is refreshed, but would like to figure that out.

Macro: TitleIndex

an index of all page titles. Disabled on PTP wiki (why?), but embeddable in any page.

Macro: WordIndex, WantedPages, OrphanedPages

  • WordIndex: index of all words in page titles. Disabled on PTP wiki (why?), but embeddable in any page. WantedPages: list links to non-existent pages OrphanedPages: list pages no other page links to

Macro: AbandonedPages

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...

Macro: SystemInfo

See SystemInformation

Macro: NewsResults(term1+term2+...)

NewsResults(portland+wifi):
[WWW] Portland’s pandemic-era apartment buildings: Tenants win with rent incentives, but gyms may go away - OregonLive
[WWW] PSU announces flexible class plan for fall 2020 - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Annarosa Witman, Portland; Grandparents still present, even after they're gone - Press Herald
[WWW] Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile All Experiencing Service Issues (Updated) - Droid Life
[WWW] Comcast offers free WiFi hotspots, unlimited data, waives late fees during coronavirus outbreak - OregonLive
[WWW] As more get the go-ahead to reopen, businesses in the Capitol Hill protest zone seek city support - CHS Capitol Hill Seattle News
[WWW] TextNow Announces Technology Executive Paul Schaut Joins Board of Directors - PRNewswire
[WWW] Students in need get help to access internet for distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] Multnomah County Closes Libraries To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus - OPB News
[WWW] Tech Tuesday—Holiday Travels — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Portland schools to roll out online learning program amid coronavirus pandemic - KGW.com
[WWW] WiFi Outlets and Plugs Market to 2023 Top Player Profiles – Bull, Haier, Broadlink, ON, MI, ORICO, ORVIBO, TOWE - Cole of Duty
[WWW] Study-from-car hotspots offered to Maine schools - Press Herald
[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] 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] Boingo Launches Cellular DAS Network at Portland International Airport - Business Wire
[WWW] For thousands of students without home internet access, remote learning is an extra challenge - Press Herald
[WWW] 'Ferry routes to Channel Islands and Isle of Wight are possible' - Dorset Echo
[WWW] Residence Life approves over 300 students to stay on campus - The Beacon
[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] Coronavirus real-time updates: More tests coming to Oregon - KGW.com
[WWW] Life In The Time Of Coronavirus: What's Still Open In Oregon? - OPB News
[WWW] Over 300 new WiFi hotspots are coming to Washington | Urbanized - Daily Hive
[WWW] Internet in the pandemic: Low-cost, free options, tips - KOIN.com
[WWW] How to Keep Your Phone Working When There’s No Service - The Wall Street Journal
[WWW] Internet, cable companies won't shut off service to those who can't pay during outbreak - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Local libraries 'checking out' an online prescence - Portland Press Herald - Press Herald
[WWW] Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi - Eater PDX
[WWW] Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Securing Smart TVs — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] FBI recommends that you keep your IoT devices on a separate network - ZDNet
[WWW] JSX Springs Into Portland This April With Daily Flights To Seattle-Boeing Field - PRNewswire
[WWW] New Push in Vt. to Ensure Web Connectivity During COVID-19 Crisis - NECN
[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] Oregon FBI's Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Using Virtual Private Networks - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Spirit draw, DC in “the bubble” & more: Freedom Kicks for 7/6/20 - Black And Red United
[WWW] FBI Warns of Risks Behind Using Free WiFi While Traveling - BleepingComputer
[WWW] Portland Public Schools Closer To Moving Classes Online - 750 KXL
[WWW] Internet, phone companies to halt late fees, disconnections - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] School superintendent says many help make remote learning possible - Press Herald
[WWW] Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order - OregonLive
[WWW] 10 years in, WES ridership proving to be a 'big, serious problem' for TriMet - KATU
[WWW] Planned Parenthood opens East Portland Health Center - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] 39 Reported Cases In Oregon, Brown Considering Bar, Restaurant Closures - OPB News
[WWW] The Athletic's NBA Arena Rankings: Some buildings are always a spectacle - The Athletic
[WWW] Readers respond: An opportunity for year-round schooling - oregonlive.com
[WWW] Cox, Dominion suspend WiFi, power disconnections for overdue bills amid coronavirus outbreak - WFXRtv.com
[WWW] Busting The Myth Of 'Pre-Installed WiFi' In Multifamily Buildings - Bisnow
[WWW] Jay County REMC offering free WIFI to students - WANE
[WWW] Bangor turns to fundraising so all students can have internet access - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] CenturyLink suspends data limits, waives late fees, service terminations during coronavirus crisis - OregonLive
[WWW] Stranded in Peru amid virus pandemic, Mainers plead: 'Come and get us' - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] 5 reasons Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan should move to Oregon after quitting the royal game - oregonlive.com
[WWW] Cancel your Spectrum cable or internet? New policy means you may still have to pay - WGME
[WWW] Undocumented during COVID-19: 'Dreamer' discusses her fears and uncertainty - KGW.com
[WWW] Portland WiFi networking company acquired - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Wireless Connectivity Technology Market Expected to Hit $128.47 Billion by 2026, at 12.6% CAGR - GlobeNewswire
[WWW] Planned Parenthood building health center on Division - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Saving the safety net: A closer look at Central City Concern - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Coronavirus Will Test WiFi Networks, Make 5G More Popular - Bisnow
[WWW] Portland Clinicians Prepare for Uptick in Mental Health Crises Due to COVID-19 - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] Should stay-at-home restrictions be lifted for rural Oregon? - KGW.com
[WWW] Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Announces Statewide School Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Coronavirus closure won’t lead to online classes in Oregon public schools. This is why - OregonLive
[WWW] Portland Chromebook Pickup From April 9-10 And April 13-17 | Portland, OR - Patch.com
[WWW] As Oregon Schools Roll Out Distance Learning, Some Students May Be Left Behind - OPB News
[WWW] Maine CDC reports 38 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths - Press Herald
[WWW] Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV’s security - TechCrunch
[WWW] Portland quietly launches mobile location data project with Alphabet’s controversial Sidewalk Labs - GeekWire
[WWW] Unequal access to learning, a fall without students and another MOOC moment? - Inside Higher Ed
[WWW] PPS distance learning plan an ‘Apollo 13 moment’ - KOIN.com
[WWW] The Five Best Music Events in Portland This Spring - Willamette Week
[WWW] Local schools stay shuttered until June, virtual learning continues - Press Herald
[WWW] Retro Motels Are Having Their Moment This Summer - Thrillist
[WWW] A hotel called police on a black guest for ‘loitering.’ He’s suing for $10 million. - Washington Post
[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] Coronavirus forces cancellations throughout Lakes Region - Press Herald
[WWW] Boingo Wireless (WIFI) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript - The Motley Fool
[WWW] What You Need to Know About Wifi 6E - Lifehacker
[WWW] Borrowed laptops and bad WiFi: How the NFL is adapting to an online draft - SB Nation
[WWW] Guest Column - Press Herald
[WWW] European Bus Service Launches in Pacific Northwest This Month, Promising a $10 Trip From Portland to Seattle - Willamette Week
[WWW] Dozens scour Portland for missing UP student Owen Klinger - KOIN.com
[WWW] Tuesday, May 19, 2020: Libraries provide critical resources, open for business, impressed by Sara Gideon - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] What's that about cops? Wi-Fi network label stirs Portland Twitter pot - OregonLive.com
[WWW] Parents, teachers to make adjustments as DOE recommends schools stay closed for year - WGME
[WWW] Portland's Mullet Hall logs on to free Wi-Fi pilot - Jamaica Gleaner
[WWW] Local schools extend closure - Press Herald
[WWW] How to Find the Login Page on Public Wifi - Lifehacker
[WWW] Pandemic shows that Maine students need better internet access - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Portland's Best Coffee Shops With WiFi - Thrillist
[WWW] WiFi passwords hacked at local coffee shop, security compromised - KPTV.com
[WWW] Check it out: Huge new library on the way? - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] I spent two weeks travelling in and around Seattle without a car. Here's what happened - CityMetric
[WWW] Free Wi-Fi is dicey: how to safely access the Internet when traveling - Fox News
[WWW] Wi-Fi At UConn's Gampel Pavilion Now Has 'Full Connectivity' - Mansfield, CT Patch
[WWW] How to watch ESPN Plus on your TV: What is it, what does it cost and what does it include? - OregonLive


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