creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Having found the perfect container for my new PirateBox, I now have the desired wiring in place (thanks to my friend Ken in Colorado) to operate what I will put into play soon as a new iteration of the 2011 Storybox. What you see […]
It’s been a while since I touched my StoryBox (c.f. unfinished projects, 1963-2013). I had bought a new router that the PirateBox inside uses, thinking I might use it last Spring, but never got around to it. In the meantime, in getting to talk frequently to Nancy White as we work on the Project Community […]
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog It’s been almost a month since the Open Education conference wrapped up, this is a bit of summary of the experiment of using a PirateBox as a conference activity. The idea as cooked up with Scott Leslie, was to experiment with an open source sharing […]
Yesterday I successfully built my first solo PirateBox, the anonymous, free local sharing platform created by David Darts
Now I am a big boy. I did my own. The platform has evolved a lot- the original one had a dockstar router and an ASUS wireless transmitted:
The new install uses a smaller, cheaper all in one router, that is TINY, the TP-LINK, and the parts for this come in at under $35 (unless you add a battery pack).
I am building this as part of an activity idea brainstormed with Scott Leslie to put in place next month at the Open Education 2012 conference in Vancouver most likely part of the Remixathon, but we have some other ideas going. For Jason Toal’s sake, I am hoping we can do something as well to collect audio for his DJ action.
But that comes after the putting together…
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog This little case is going to contain an entire four months of shared, gathered experience on my road tour. Built as a way to easily, anonymously share files and chat over a local network (see David Darts hub site for full details). It establishes a […]