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(Created a page to document some plans for the wiki/socmed monitoring from the NOC.)
 
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I'm looking forward to operating out of the NOC during LCA2015. I'm expecting to be surrounded by several monitor screens allowing me to keep a close eye on the wiki and social media (socmed), to respond to activity, post quick updates on the wiki from social media, and post to social media from the wiki.
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= Hardware =
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As I mentioned at the LCA volunteers meeting today (13-Dec-14), I have my own suite of PCs that I'm happy to bring along to run the wiki/socmed monitoring from, including Dell Optiplex PC's, LCD screens, keyboards/mice, and an 8-port 100Mbps switch (so that I only take up a single port on the Managed Switches from the University. That's one option.
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Alternatively, if someone wants to lend me some Raspberry Pi's and SD Cards, I can run it all from those, with my own displays, keyboards, mice, etc. That would be a more efficient use of physical space within the NOC, and cut down on power consumption.
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One more option is to run the wiki/socmed stuff entirely from NOC-provided hardware. I'm unsure what is available, if anything, for this purpose.
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= Pages to Watch =
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While monitoring the wiki/socmed stuff during the event, I'll want to be able to view a collection of pages simultaneously, and not just browse between pages like the average wiki user would do. That's why I'm wanting to run multiple PCs with multiple screens. Below is a list of the most important pages that I'd want to be viewing simultaneously. Each will have an auto-refresh, achieved either by a userspace JSON wiki script (if user javascripts are enabled) or a GreaseMonkey script in the browser. These won't need keyboards and mice connected permanently, just screens...
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* [[Special:RecentChanges|Recent Changes]]
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* [[Special:WantedPages|Wanted Pages]]
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* [[Special:Log|Log]]
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My fourth computer would be a live wiki-editing machine, which I'd use with a keyboard and mouse, like the average wiki user would do.
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My fifth computer would be for interacting with Twitter, posting links to social media and gathering intelligence from the delegates about trending events on the [https://twitter.com/hashtag/LCA2015?src=hash #LCA2015] hashtag. In a separate browser, I could also monitor the [https://twitter.com/LCANetworks @LCANetworks] Twitter account, as a service that I could provide to the other NOC residents, informing them of feedback coming in through it, and posting NOC announcements on their behalf when needed.
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