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   * --([[Introduction]] - READY-TO-GO draft of replacement homepage.)-- Learned: Russell and Jason apparently fond of sidebar on [[PersonalTelco|homepage]], DanRasmussen dislikes sidebar - see [[Dashboard]] section below). Replaced [[OldHomepage]] text with [[Introduction]] text on 25. April 2012 and trimmed down [[OldHomepage]]'s sidebar. Visit [[PersonalTelco]] with a small-screen-having device to see why I hate the sidebar.    * [[Introduction]] - Like [[PersonalTelco]], but works well on small screens. Learned: Russell and Jason apparently fond of sidebar on [[PersonalTelco|homepage]], DanRasmussen dislikes sidebar - see [[Dashboard]] section below). Replaced [[OldHomepage]] text with [[Introduction]] text on 25. April 2012 and trimmed down [[OldHomepage]]'s sidebar. Visit [[PersonalTelco]] with a small-screen-having device to see why I hate the sidebar.
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 * PersonalTelcoExports - documents that may be useful to others who would emulate Personal Telco.  * PersonalTelcoExports - useful documents for those who would emulate Personal Telco.
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Sections on this page: #about, #projects, #writtenbyme, #macros

About Me

Joined PTP in 2011. On the BoardOfAdvisors. Personal website: http://danrasmussen.org/. You can sometimes find me on PTP's IrcChannel.

Projects

(in no particular order)

  • Make homepage awesome. On both mobile (still sucks - sidebar causes unpleasant scrolling experience, but at least text explains what PTP is about) and immobile (fairly satisfied with how it looks with Firefox on netbook screen, haven't tried any others yet).

    • Introduction - Like PersonalTelco, but works well on small screens. Learned: Russell and Jason apparently fond of sidebar on homepage, DanRasmussen dislikes sidebar - see Dashboard section below). Replaced OldHomepage text with Introduction text on 25. April 2012 and trimmed down OldHomepage's sidebar. Visit PersonalTelco with a small-screen-having device to see why I hate the sidebar.

    • Possible solutions:
      1. From WikiTipOfTheDay: "You can set other pages than the FrontPage as your personal start page, e.g. RecentChanges or your own homepage." NeedsUpdate Some way to make Dashboard personal start page?

      2. Bookmark Dashboard page with small-screen devices, volunteers use as startup page. Easiest short-term solution until/unless one of the following items happens:

      3. Somebody who enjoys HTML/CSS formatting ("NOT IT!") gets sidebar to load *after* main page text
      4. Detect small screen devices, send them to Dashboard if logged in or PersonalTelco page minus sidebar if not logged in? (Probably also a "NOT IT!" item)

      5. Your solution here

    • 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.

      • 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).

      • 1 - Number of print pages required to print current homepage without sidebar - default as of May 1st, 2012!

      • 1.5 - Number of print pages required to print Dashboard. No real reason to print this page.

  • 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
  • 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? See Dashboard for RecentChangesList.

Macro: RandomPage(integer) , RandomPage, PageCount

Several random pages, (out of 33324 total) :

Random page, twice: GrantDevelopment / PersonalTelco/2019-06-12

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 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.

Macro: EditedSystemPages

...

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] Local libraries 'checking out' an online prescence - Portland Press Herald - Press Herald
[WWW] PSU announces flexible class plan for fall 2020 - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Work-life-vacation-fishing-hiking-swimming balance? - Business Insurance
[WWW] Annarosa Witman, Portland; Grandparents still present, even after they're gone - Press Herald
[WWW] A Quick-Hit Guide to Black-Owned Cannabusinesses in Oregon - Willamette Week
[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] How to Keep Your Phone Working When There’s No Service - The Wall Street Journal
[WWW] Students in need get help to access internet for distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] Tech Tuesday—Holiday Travels — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Multnomah County Closes Libraries To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus - OPB News
[WWW] Portland schools to roll out online learning program amid coronavirus pandemic - KGW.com
[WWW] Eastern Oregon school districts and businesses provide internet options - KGW.com
[WWW] Oregon Education head praises school districts' efforts during unprecedented move to distance learning - KGW.com
[WWW] Spectrum offers students free internet amid COVID-19 school closures - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
[WWW] Study-from-car hotspots offered to Maine schools - Press Herald
[WWW] For thousands of students without home internet access, remote learning is an extra challenge - Press Herald
[WWW] Residence Life approves over 300 students to stay on campus - The Beacon
[WWW] Multnomah County libraries closed; late fees waived - KGW.com
[WWW] Boingo Launches Cellular DAS Network at Portland International Airport - Business Wire
[WWW] The FBI Is Warning That Your Smart Home Devices Aren't Secure. Here's What You Should Do About It - Inc.
[WWW] Coronavirus real-time updates: More tests coming to Oregon - KGW.com
[WWW] America's most affordable THC wax, oil, and hash of 2020 - Leafly
[WWW] The Athletic's NBA Arena Rankings: Some buildings are always a spectacle - The Athletic
[WWW] Spirit draw, DC in “the bubble” & more: Freedom Kicks for 7/6/20 - Black And Red United
[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] Internet, cable companies won't shut off service to those who can't pay during outbreak - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Securing Smart TVs — FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] Outstanding Portland Coffee Shops With Free Wi-Fi - Eater PDX
[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] With Municipal Broadband, Cities Are Taking Back the Internet—and Making It Faster and Cheaper. Can Portland Do the Same? - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] Erica on the Block: Getting in some Hollywood hang time - Hollywood Star News
[WWW] Oregon FBI's Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Using Virtual Private Networks - Federal Bureau of Investigation
[WWW] FBI Warns of Risks Behind Using Free WiFi While Traveling - BleepingComputer
[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] Portland Public Schools Closer To Moving Classes Online - 750 KXL
[WWW] Internet, phone companies to halt late fees, disconnections - Pamplin Media Group
[WWW] Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order - OregonLive
[WWW] School superintendent says many help make remote learning possible - Press Herald
[WWW] 39 Reported Cases In Oregon, Brown Considering Bar, Restaurant Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Readers respond: An opportunity for year-round schooling - oregonlive.com
[WWW] Busting The Myth Of 'Pre-Installed WiFi' In Multifamily Buildings - Bisnow
[WWW] Cox, Dominion suspend WiFi, power disconnections for overdue bills amid coronavirus outbreak - WFXRtv.com
[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] Jay County REMC offering free WIFI to students - WANE
[WWW] Stranded in Peru amid virus pandemic, Mainers plead: 'Come and get us' - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Undocumented during COVID-19: 'Dreamer' discusses her fears and uncertainty - KGW.com
[WWW] Cancel your Spectrum cable or internet? New policy means you may still have to pay - WGME
[WWW] Saving the safety net: A closer look at Central City Concern - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Portland WiFi networking company acquired - Portland Business Journal
[WWW] Coronavirus Will Test WiFi Networks, Make 5G More Popular - Bisnow
[WWW] 5 reasons Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan should move to Oregon after quitting the royal game - oregonlive.com
[WWW] Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Announces Statewide School Closures - OPB News
[WWW] Portland Clinicians Prepare for Uptick in Mental Health Crises Due to COVID-19 - The Portland Mercury
[WWW] Coronavirus closure won’t lead to online classes in Oregon public schools. This is why - OregonLive
[WWW] As Oregon Schools Roll Out Distance Learning, Some Students May Be Left Behind - OPB News
[WWW] Portland Chromebook Pickup From April 9-10 And April 13-17 | Portland, OR - Patch.com
[WWW] Wireless Connectivity Technology Market Expected to Hit $128.47 Billion by 2026, at 12.6% CAGR - GlobeNewswire
[WWW] Should stay-at-home restrictions be lifted for rural Oregon? - KGW.com
[WWW] Best Motels in the US: Our Favorite Retro Spots & Hidden Gems to Visit - Thrillist
[WWW] Maine CDC reports 38 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths - Press Herald
[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] Comcast offers free Wifi and other services to keep people connected during COVID-19 - ABC 57 News
[WWW] Local schools stay shuttered until June, virtual learning continues - Press Herald
[WWW] PPS distance learning plan an ‘Apollo 13 moment’ - KOIN.com
[WWW] The Five Best Music Events in Portland This Spring - Willamette Week
[WWW] A hotel called police on a black guest for ‘loitering.’ He’s suing for $10 million. - Washington Post
[WWW] NMSU lands 6-foot-11 Portland transfer Jacob Tryon - KTSM 9 News
[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] Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV’s security - TechCrunch
[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] Public “drive-up” WiFi hot spots now available across the state, including Kitsap... - Kitsap Daily News
[WWW] Borrowed laptops and bad WiFi: How the NFL is adapting to an online draft - SB Nation
[WWW] Guest Column - Press Herald
[WWW] Parents, teachers to make adjustments as DOE recommends schools stay closed for year - WGME
[WWW] European Bus Service Launches in Pacific Northwest This Month, Promising a $10 Trip From Portland to Seattle - Willamette Week
[WWW] What's that about cops? Wi-Fi network label stirs Portland Twitter pot - OregonLive.com
[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] Dozens scour Portland for missing UP student Owen Klinger - KOIN.com
[WWW] WiFi passwords hacked at local coffee shop, security compromised - KPTV.com
[WWW] Best Coffee Shops in Portland: Good Places to Work, Meet, Eat & More - Thrillist
[WWW] Wi-Fi Module Market to Garner $59.14 Billion by 2024 at 11.2% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research - GlobeNewswire
[WWW] Pandemic shows that Maine students need better internet access - Bangor Daily News
[WWW] Free Wi-Fi is dicey: how to safely access the Internet when traveling - Fox News
[WWW] I spent two weeks travelling in and around Seattle without a car. Here's what happened - CityMetric
[WWW] Self-isolate in a tiny house: Hotels and short-term rentals offer discounts during the coronavirus - oregonlive.com
[WWW] How to watch ESPN Plus on your TV: What is it, what does it cost and what does it include? - OregonLive

Macro: Hits

All hits ever? Since when?

  • Simple <<Hits>>: 5785. Same as <<Hits(all=False,event_type=VIEWPAGE)>>: 5785...

  • Page revisions <<Hits(all=False,event_type=SAVEPAGE)>>: 32

  • Page revisions <<Hits(all=True,event_type=VIEWPAGE)>>: 14874150

Macro: RandomQuote

<<RandomQuote()>> uses FortuneCookies, unless you specify a page in the quotes. From FortuneCookies, by using <<RandomQuote()>>:

  • Hint: Search for multiple words, just like Google. See also HelpOnSearching.

From NeedsUpdate, by using <<RandomQuote(NeedsUpdate)>>:

From NeedsCoded, by using <<RandomQuote(NeedsCoded)>>:

  • No quotes on NeedsCoded.

From WikiTipOfTheDay, by using <<RandomQuote(WikiTipOfTheDay)>>:

  • Wikis are great - especially when you have read the help pages (see HelpContents). ;-)

Macro: PageCount

  • <<PageCount>>: 33324

  • <<PageCount(exists)>>: 3319


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