Personal Telco Monthly Meeting for April 28th 2004
When and Where
Urban Grind Coffee 2214 NE Oregon St. (take 22nd Ave. 2 blocks North of Sandy Blvd.)
Wednesday, April 28th, 6pm-9pm
- 6:00PM - Introduction to Personal Telco for newcomers.
- 6:30PM - New node announcements
6:45PM - Irving Popovetsky and Brandon Psmythe of ProStructure
- 7:15PM - Jason Levitt of Less Networks
- 7:45PM - Business followed directly by informal meet and greet.
Announcing Ewrt: a Linux distribution for the Linksys WRT54G, forked from the Linksys and Sveasoft code bases. The primary focus of Ewrt is to meet the needs of open wireless network operators by providing a captive portal based on NoCatSplash and large-scale management functionality on a stable and low-cost platform.
Company Bio: [http://www.prostructure.com/ ProStructure] Consulting was founded in 2003 by Brandon Psmythe and Irving Popovetsky following ten years of engineering experience at companies such as Intel, Sprint, UUNet and NetIQ/Webtrends. ProStructure provides high-end network design, information security and DoS defense consulting to advanced IT shops all over the West coast.
Portless Networks is our side project to provide professional wireless deployment services to Enterprise and Commercial real-estate customers. We are also reducing the barrier-to-entry for open wireless network operators with our WRT54G-based platform.
"How Less Networks Helped the Austin Wireless City Project Beat T-Mobile in Six Months"
[http://www.lessnetworks.com Less Networks] creates free software that allows people to create customer-branded Free WiFi hotspots in their community. They've partnered with the [http://www.austinwirelesscity.org Austin Wireless City Project], Austin's community-based wireless user group, to promote free WiFi in Austin.
- New Nodes This Month
- Powells Books World Cup
- Portland Indi Media
- Wolrd Wide War Drive Info
- Node Status
- (whats up , whats down, what in the works, what need help)
- Subway getting more bandwidth
- Backspace upgrade
- Hostel upgrades