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How To Set Up An Open Mesh Network in Your Neighborhood

How To Set Up An Open Mesh Network in Your Neighborhood
Mesh networks can share web connections throughout a neighborhood, spreading the reach of a broadband connection. They're an excellent way to improve a community’s web access, and could also serve a role in the infrastructure for the Next Net that Douglas Rushkoff envisions. Open Mesh is a company that offers mesh network solutions for businesses and communities. They provided Shareable with this guide to how to set up a mesh network in your own neighborhood. It is now easy for anyone to extend their wireless coverage throughout a hotel, apartment, office, neighborhood, village, coffee shop, shopping mall, campground, marina or just about anywhere else you need to extend wireless coverage. It should take you no more than a few minutes to do it, even if you consider the extent of your technical skills to be no more than turning on your computer and checking your email. Some basic terminology: Network: A group of computers that can talk to each other – in our case, wirelessly. Gateway: Node:

HOW TO COMMUNICATE IF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN THE INTERNET USA :: Freedom and Liberty :: Print this ArticleHOW TO COMMUNICATE IF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN THE INTERNET02-07-2011 9:48 pm - Wallace Scenario: Your government is displeased with the communication going on in your location and pulls the plug on your internet access, most likely by telling the major ISPs to turn off service. This is what happened in Egypt Jan. 25 prompted by citizen protests, with sources estimating that the Egyptian government cut off approximately 88 percent of the country's internet access. What do you do without internet? NOTE: If you have advice to add, please log in and Aadd your comments. Print out your contact list, so your phone numbers aren’t stuck in the cloud. CB Radio: Short for "Citizens Band" radio, these two-way radios allow communication over short distances on 40 channels. Ham radio: To converse over these radios, also known as "amateur radios," you have to obtain an operator's license from the FCC. FIND THE PRIVATELY RUN ISPs Dial-up can be slow.

Before I Die What matters most to you Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public. After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors. The project gained global attention and thanks to passionate people around the world, over 1000 Before I Die walls have now been created in over 70 countries, including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Haiti, China, Ukraine, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Argentina, and South Africa. The walls are an honest mess of the longing, pain, joy, insecurity, gratitude, fear, and wonder you find in every community, and they reimagine public spaces that nurture honesty, vulnerability, trust and understanding. The Before I Die book is a celebration of these walls and the stories behind them. 2011, New Orleans, LA. Cordoba, Argentina. Najaf, Iraq. Brooklyn, NY.

Monte y culebra, o muerte Cambia radicalmente la visión de eso que llamamos “panorama político” cuando salimos de Caracas, y en general de toda la Venezuela urbanizada y seudocosmopolita. Esta reflexión amerita pies de plomo y avisos de señalización en cantidad, porque sus líneas rectoras se emparentan peligrosamente con una vieja idea de la “clase pensante” (ustedes saben, esa parranda de universitarios y sus afines y derivaciones: sifrinos, sifrinoides, lechuguinos, protoaristócratas y demás güevones que se creen destinados por la providencia a dirigir al país y al mundo, porque dizque estudiaron y se quemaron las pestañas, como si los pobres no nos hubiéramos quemado todo el cuerpo, pestañas incluidas): la idea fatua, ridícula y vomitiva según la cual en Caracas, Carabobo y el Zulia el chavismo perdió porque la gente de las ciudades es más inteligente, estudiada y por lo tanto superior. Y ya. Paro un momento en Caracas y seguimos de gira, agitando por el Sí.

5 minute summary: Data Retention The EU data retention directive aims at enabling the retracing of who contacted whom via telephone, mobile phone or e-mail for a period of 6 to 24 months. In the case of mobile calls or text messages via mobile phone, the user's location is also to be logged. The data that is collected about the entire population allows our movements to be traced, any calls or communications with personal and business contacts to be monitored and removes privacy in our personal relationships. Until 2007, telecommunications providers were permitted to retain only data required for billing purposes. What is the problem? The current scheme regarding the collection of information about citizens' communication, movements and use of media constitute the greatest threat yet to our right to an independent and private life. We are all suffering from data retention: Current situation Most EU member states have introduced data retention legislation while some have no such legislation in place. Act now:

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You Are the Network Forskningsavdelningen List of emoticons A simple smiley This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticons or textual portrayals of a writer's mood or facial expression in the form of icons. The Western use of emoticons is quite different from Eastern usage, and Internet forums, such as 2channel, typically show expressions in their own ways. In recent times, graphic representations, both static and animated, have taken the place of traditional emoticons in the form of icons. Emoticons can generally be divided into two groups: Western or Horizontal (mainly from America and Europe), and Eastern or Vertical (mainly from east Asia). Western The emoticon in Western style is written most often from left to right as though the head is rotated counter-clockwise 90 degrees. Eastern Eastern emoticons generally are not rotated, and may include non-Latin characters to allow for additional complexity. Unicode characters References

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