WiFi Teach-In (Part 2)

Event Type: 
workshop
Start Date: 
2 May 2009
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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Workshop with Hans-Christoph Steiner. Photo: Christine Butler courtesy of Eyebeam

If everyone took the passwords off their wifi, we'd have a free, citywide wireless network. Sound like a good idea? Then help us make it happen!

Eyebeam's Open Cultures Research Group continues its two-part workshop in which participants are trained —and then train others—to open up a wifi network so that it is free, accessible, and secure for others while maintaining your bandwidth. This week, participants will work together on developing a "script" for spreading the knowledge in order to convert skeptical friends, family, and neighbors into open wireless ambassadors.

http://shareyourwifi.org

 
Projects: WiFi Teach-In
People: Hans-Christoph Steiner, Jeff Crouse, Michael Mandiberg, Steve Lambert
Research: Education, Open Culture
Tags: free wifi, hardware, open culture, open wireless, web