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=== Tech Meeting ===
 
=== Tech Meeting ===
  
We had our tech meeting last Sunday. We decided on using Matrix and updated our instance of the client. We created a main discussion group to go with the conference group and put them into their own community. We need to update the landing page of our instance to list the existing groups and tell people about it.
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* We had our tech meeting last Sunday.  
 
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* We decided on using Matrix and updated our instance of the client.  
Looked at our Loomio instance. The free version is limited to 10 people and larger numbers of people are likely too expensive. The source code is available, but it probably won't work on one of our hosting orders. jokeefe has reached out the the Netherlands Pirates to see how they have used it and what other tools they are using.
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* We created a [https://riot.im/app/#/room/#masspirates-discussion:matrix.org main discussion group] to go with the [https://riot.im/app/#/room/#masspirates-party_conference:matrix.org conference group] and put them into their [https://riot.im/app/#/group/+masspirates:matrix.org own community]. We need to update the landing page of our instance to list the existing groups and tell people about it.
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* Looked at our Loomio instance. The free version is limited to 10 people and larger numbers of people are likely too expensive. The source code is available, but it probably won't work on one of our hosting orders. jokeefe has reached out the the Netherlands Pirates to see how they have used it and what other tools they are using.
  
 
== Decisions/Endorsements ==
 
== Decisions/Endorsements ==

Revision as of 14:14, 14 November 2018

Review

Tech Meeting

  • We had our tech meeting last Sunday.
  • We decided on using Matrix and updated our instance of the client.
  • We created a main discussion group to go with the conference group and put them into their own community. We need to update the landing page of our instance to list the existing groups and tell people about it.
  • Looked at our Loomio instance. The free version is limited to 10 people and larger numbers of people are likely too expensive. The source code is available, but it probably won't work on one of our hosting orders. jokeefe has reached out the the Netherlands Pirates to see how they have used it and what other tools they are using.

Decisions/Endorsements

Projects

12/16 Vigil to End Violence Against Sex Workers Protest

  • Flyering Sunday at the BAB/BU. What time?
  • Flyer/poster status
  • What are we recording at the flyering event?

H.R.6729 - Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018

Video Newsletter

Regional Meetings

Newsletter

Topics for next one:

Statements

  • US S.1241 - Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2017 - Approved our opposition to S.1241. Need statement (Joe)

Computer Donations

On hold until next week - https://piratenpad.de/p/MassPiratesComputerDonations

Other To Dos

FOSS Tutorials

Worcester farm group is interested in having some FOSS tutorials. Perhaps:

  • how to do basic labels in GIMP,
  • work through a few sample spreadsheets related to seed cost and
  • similarly applicable real-world situations, depending on the needs of the group

Basically how to do graph design & product management with open source tools. Malt will put together a one paragraph description of what we need and we can mail it out to ask pirates to help.

Tech/Outreach

  • install a Matrix server (jokeefe)
  • email Loomio invite to supporters (jokeefe)
  • set up torrents for PirateCon videos (creynolds)
  • post remaining audio for PirateCon talks (srevilak)

Upcoming Events

  • 11/17-18, Boston Anarchist Bookfair, Boston University, Boston*
  • 11/20, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge
  • 11/27, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge
  • 11/28, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville
  • Nov, Boston-area Chapter Meeting
  • 12/4, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge
  • 12/9, 1-3pm, Tech Meeting, Somerville
  • 12/11, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge
  • 12/16, Vigil to End Violence Against Sex Workers, Boston Police Headquarters, Boston
  • 12/17, Intl Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, Boston
  • 12/18, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge
  • 12/25, 7-9pm, Mass MeshNet Tech Meeting, Industry Lab, 288 Norfolk St, Cambridge
  • 12/26?, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, The Sprouts, 339R Summer Street, Somerville

Participants

Observers

  • ChanServ
  • hvxgr

Summary

Minutes