Occupy.HERE & RACHEL-Pi: “Off the Grid” Network Devices for Social Justice, Activism and Education with Don Undeen, Manager of Maker Hub

The Center for Social Justice invites you to participate in its Fall 2018 CSJ Workshops series. On Friday, November 2, Don Undeen, Manager of the Maker Hub, will present, "Occupy.HERE & RACHEL-Pi: “Off the Grid” Network Devices for Social Justice, Activism and Education."  PirateBox is a DIY anonymous offline file-sharing and communications system built with free software and inexpensive off-the-shelf hardware. The software is designed to run on locally-hosted hardware without an upstream Internet connection. With PirateBox, users can anonymously share messages and files. RACHEL-Pi is a Raspberry Pi-based WIFI device that can serve educational content when internet access is unavailable or cost prohibitive. In this workshop we will get hands-on with both devices, look at customization opportunities, and discuss the benefits and risks of accessing a “hyper local” intranet when internet access is unavailable or inadvisable.

Friday, November 2 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Poulton Hall, Center for Social Justice 130 Poulton Hall
1421 37th St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Community, Student Events, Social Justice

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Departments

Lauinger Library, Provost, Office of the, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service

Website

http://csj.georgetown.edu/workshops

Hashtag

#HoyasForOthers

Presenter

Don Undeen

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

Event Contact Name

Andria Wisler

Event Contact Email

akw28@georgetown.edu

Accommodations Contact Name

Caitlin Miller

Accommodations Contact Email

Caitlin.Miller@georgetown.edu

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