Difference between pages "Libre Instant Messaging and Social Media BoF" and "Home Automation BoF"

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Let's discuss and test out various Libre alternatives to Slack, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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Come and discuss Home Automation including all things Sensors, Collection, Graphing, Control & Open Hardware. Very loose definition, if you want to talk about anything then just come along!
  
== Agenda ==
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Time: Friday Lunch (12:20-13:20)
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Location: D2.211
  
Let's start by spending half an hour discussing the problems and ways of solving them, during the discussion people are encouraged to play with software on their devices and do web research.
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[[https://twitter.com/lathiat Trent Lloyd]] can briefly re-run his lightning talk from open hardware on graphing everything in his house and programming a BLE Bluetooth Low Energy dev board on Linux.
  
By the time the Linux Australia AGM starts I would like people to be working on installing and testing various software. People who are there just for the discussion can then attend the AGM. I believe that coding is more important than voting as the people standing for office are all good.
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Then let's discuss what everyone else is doing, show off with photos if you have some, etc.
  
==== Topics to consider ====
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= Attendees =
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If you are coming then please note below and include anything you can talk about, would like to hear about, or just your name to come and enjoy the discussion
  
This list is broad and we will probably run out of time but perhaps we will have some shared chatroom or group post tag to continue the BoF online.
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* Trent Lloyd (can talk: graphing, BLE, 20Wh solar wireless sites)
 
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* (TBC) Cary D (can talk JeeNode Micro)
* Learning about being a user of libre IM and federated social networking, looking at the feature sets - those not interested in running their own instances or IM servers can create accounts.
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* Who to follow on these alternative social networks?
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* Connecting/extending networks - bridging with plugins/bots, or working with common protocols?
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* How to contribute? Which projects are looking for what help
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* Moving between networks
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== Here are links to various software ==
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=== Social Networking ===
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[https://diasporafoundation.org/ Diaspora]
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[http://www.gnu.org/software/social/ GNU Social]
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[http://friendica.com/ Friendica]
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==== [http://pump.io/ pump.io] ====
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"a stream server that does most of what people really want from a social network."
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* Website: http://pump.io
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* Example Feed: https://microca.st/fsf
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* Source: https://github.com/e14n/pump.io/
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* User Guide: https://github.com/e14n/pump.io/wiki/User-Guide
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Public instances people can register accounts at:
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* [https://fmrl.me fmrl.me]
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* [https://microca.st microca.st]
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* [https://pumpity.net pumpity.net]
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* [https://pumpdog.me pumpdog.me]
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* [https://1realtime.net 1realtime.net]
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* [https://pumpit.info pumpit.info]
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* [https://pumpbuddy.us pumpbuddy.us]
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* [https://pumprock.net pumprock.net]
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* [https://hotpump.net hotpump.net]
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* [https://pumpyourself.com pumpyourself.com]
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* [https://urmf.net urmf.net]
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Or use [http://pump.io/try.html http://pump.io/try.html] to have one randomly select for you.
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=== Instant Messaging | Group Chat ===
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[https://tox.chat Tox] – Decentralised IM and group chat (torrent-like DHT protocol)
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[http://matrix.org/ Matrix] – Decentralised group chat, WebRTC signalling
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[http://www.mattermost.org/ Mattermost] - Slack-compatible alternative
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[https://rocket.chat/ Rocket.Chat] - Web chat platform
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[[Xmpp_server_setup]]
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== How to Prepare ==
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Have a phone, tablet, or laptop to use to access the services (preferably all 3).
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If you are a sysadmin have a laptop to access servers and install software.
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Test out some relevant software in advance if you have time. Ideally be ready to spend a few minutes talking about the software.
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If you want a virtual machine to test software contact Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> ASAP. Ideally send a GPG signed message with your ssh public key.
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Revision as of 00:05, 4 February 2016

Come and discuss Home Automation including all things Sensors, Collection, Graphing, Control & Open Hardware. Very loose definition, if you want to talk about anything then just come along!

Time: Friday Lunch (12:20-13:20)
Location: D2.211

[Trent Lloyd] can briefly re-run his lightning talk from open hardware on graphing everything in his house and programming a BLE Bluetooth Low Energy dev board on Linux.

Then let's discuss what everyone else is doing, show off with photos if you have some, etc.

Attendees

If you are coming then please note below and include anything you can talk about, would like to hear about, or just your name to come and enjoy the discussion

  • Trent Lloyd (can talk: graphing, BLE, 20Wh solar wireless sites)
  • (TBC) Cary D (can talk JeeNode Micro)