This Wednesday Bristol Wireless volunteers were treated to a hands-on ‘birdspotting’ workshop, aka using satellite communications, with Mike Harris of psand.net.
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Ignoring the Internet is no longer an option for voluntary and community organisations, according to a new booklet ‘ICT, Social Capital and Voluntary Action’ published recently by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
The first Connecting Bristol Momentum meeting took place on Tuesday 13th September at the Watershed. This was the first group meeting since hearing back in July that Bristol had made it through to the top 10 finalists in the government’s Â£7 million Digital Challenge.
In various sizes and disguises, Bristol Wireless’ mobile LTSP suite has been on its summer holidays again this year, taking in the Global Village in Kent, the Big Green Gathering in Somerset and the Climate Action Camp in North Yorkshire.
After a great deal of toil, testing and tweaking, the new Bristol Wireless 5.8 GHz network backbone is now stable and is almost ready for service since it is considered to be at the pre-production stage.
Debian is a resolutely non-commercial version of Linux. Nevertheless, Hewlett-Packard will give it a big boost on Monday with the announcement of a plan to provide support for the open-source operating system, CNET News announces.
Green Wifi, a non-profit organisation aiming to bring internet access to schools in developing countries via cheap, solar-powered wi-fi networks, will be starting a full-scale pilot project in Uttar Pradesh, India, at the end of the summer.