Mesh Boston Meeting Minutes - 2022/02/13

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  • Skyler
  • Lucas
  • Tom - Milwaukie
  • JamesO

Action Item Status

  • Incorporation (JamesO)
    • Taking Donations
  • Accountability
    • Meeting Notes recorded (JamesO)
  • PC Testing (Lucas/Wes)
  • Outreach
    • Flyer Design (Skyler) - on hold?
  • Code Updates
    • Node Liveliness Script
    • MeshBoston Exit node?


  • Lucas talking with people at Umass Boston
  • Lucas going to try running software in VM
  • Skyler got in touch with the library. Need ethernet and power access.
  • Skyler got a response from MIT Media Lab that they shared it.
  • Skyler working on poster design.
  • Skyler node is up.
  • Skyler reaching out to NYCMesh and local Maker Spaces
  • JamesO talk with Stephen/Ward about updating the map. Skyler and JamesO need to add their nodes.
  • Asked by Brookline ISP if we want to help pull fiber in an apartment building. We would be interested in helping esp. if we can get a node installed.

We exploring a coop model. Membership is:

  • have a node in our area
  • volunteer
  • give $5+/month

Action Items for Next Meeting

  • Write script to update map/liveliness (Skyler)
  • Call my lawyer friend to get incorporation up (JamesO)
  • Setup exit node (JamesO)
  • Talk with Brookline ISP about their offer (JamesO)
  • Talk with volunteer who offered antennas (JamesO)
  • Get better idea from UMass prof. (Lucas)
  • Try VM node option (Lucas)
  • Find massmesh grafana (JamesO) -