OPEN INVITE - LIFE IS PEOPLE - ANTS meet up Saturday 12th September

LIFE IS PEOPLE - ANTS meet up will be live link up with - SAFEnetwork Decentralization and Cryptocurrency meet up in Ruidoso New mexico USA this SATURDAY 12th September 16hrs Mountain time 23hrs GMT - this meeting is open to all - feel free to post any topics of you would like to discuss - will post the LIFE IS PEOPLE hangout link later in week

Proposed discussion Topics

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i like very much your drawings. are these ants dancing?

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dancing connecting creating innovating advancing :slight_smile:

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you should try to get someone from guifi.net to talk about mesh networks. They seem to be doing pretty well.

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looking forward watching the discussion in the future.

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I’m 80% trough listening to the previous meeting. Some interesting things being discussed. I’m wondering how much the farming mechanism is written in stone? From what I gather from this discussion is that uptime is really important. Obviously the availability of files is important, but it would really suck if a few hours downtime immediately impacts your farming. Everyone can suffer a power outage or a disruption in the connection with their ISP. It feels less of a people’s network when you need to have an ultimate setup to be able to farm and contribute to the network.

Right now there’s a lot of discussion about DNS on the forum. I wouldn’t mind getting a summary about this in one of the future meetups. For me as a non-technical person the discussion is kind of hard to follow. Perhaps it can be a topic in a future meeting.

Unfortunately the meetup is planned midnight CET so I won’t be able to attend. Not sure I’d have a lot to contribute, but starting an hour or two earlier would perhaps make it more attractive for people from the CET timezone to join the discussion.

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That has changed somewhat with non-persistent vaults methodology. Vaults are no longer persistent and expected to be turned off. When a vault is restarted it is given a new ID and begins to fill up with chunks.

The reward algorithm now does not penalise vaults like it did for turning off “each night”.

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So let’s say my PC has been on for a week and in that week I stored 200GB of files. Windows installs a critical update that requires me to reboot. I reboot and the 200GB of files are gone and I will start from scratch? Wouldn’t it better for the network to wait for let’s say 15 minutes to see if the node comes back on?

Sorry going a bit off topic here and perhaps the information is all in some other post somewhere.

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It certainly is, you need to search for it. suggest looking under “persistent” or “non persistent”

The devs decided to go this way for various reasons and when you read up on it those reasons do make a lot of sense. But yes the refilling sucks.

start here Non-persistent vaults

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great topics for discussion -

Would definitely attend if it could move up two hours, but can imagine it would maybe not suit others. Will keep an eye on the thread to see if the time changes :smile:

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Link to LIFE IS PEOPLE #66 ANTS MEET UP

https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/hoaevent/AP36tYcKzgVrfHIGBtiIyWMAj_BhAxE1-AeHagH1ib3um-bWsuiaoQ?hl=en&authuser=0

GO LIVE SATURDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER AT 16hrs Mountain time 23hrs GMT

WILL BE AN OPEN FORUM TO DISCUSS ALL THINGS SAFEnetwork

Proposed discussion Topics

Love the topics. Should be able to join you. I think using mesh networks that provide free internet to everyone by using SAFE farming to fund themselves and the people setting them up is going to be huge. I have been researching different hardware possibilities. I just received yesterday some N or AC (can’t remember) linux/WiFi/IoT with OpenWRT built in chips from china that are $17 (http://www.dragino.com/products/linux-module/item/87-he.html) with extension boards for another $2. www.dragino.com I am having my hardware network expert/friend take look at them in the next day or so.

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Perhaps see if the next one can be a little bit earlier? Like 21hrs GMT. 23hrs GMT is midnight where me most people in Europe (except the UK) are which is kind of late to join. Just a suggestion though, I can imagine that an earlier time wouldn’t be great for some others.

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totally agree - time differences mean some people are always going to find it difficult to join live will try and find a sweet spot time wise for the next ANTS meet up or other option to to do two one for people in Europe and one for americas etc

WE GO LIVE IN 20 MINS

https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/hoaevent/AP36tYcKzgVrfHIGBtiIyWMAj_BhAxE1-AeHagH1ib3um-bWsuiaoQ?hl=en&authuser=0

Huge S/O to @optictopic @MrAnderson @dyamanaka @fergish was a really insightful discusssion #meshnetworks #safecoinmagazine #SAFEnetwork and #medicalworld

the ANTS ARE COMING

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sadly didn’t have time cause i have an exam very soon … but good to hear you had your fun =)

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as discussed in the ANTS meet up - 1Gbps networking connectivity for locations up to 100m apart, using an eye-safe infrared light beam. SPECIFICATIONS
ELECTRICAL
Optical source and detector SFP WDM Bi-Di module 1310nm/1550nm
Laser power >1mW
Alignment laser power Green 532nm 5mW
Dynamic range – link margin 27dB
Bandwidth 1 Gbps
MECHANICAL
Outdoor enclosure (material) Aluminium
Weight Approximately 3.5kg
Dimensions 400mm x 100mm x 100mm
Manual beam alignment accuracy 1 mrad
Motorized beam alignment accuracy 0.003 mrad
OPTICAL
Wavelength 1300 nm/1500 nm
Alignment laser wavelength 532nm
Beam divergence 0.05 mrad
Receiver angle 10 mrad
Laser class 1M
Alignment laser class 3B
ENVIROMENTAL
Operating temperature -20 deg C to 60 deg C
Humidity undetermined
Outdoor rating IP56
Distance < 150 m, greater with limited reliability
POWER
Required power 5W
ATTENUATION @ 100m
Clear day (10km+ visibility) 0 dB
http://koruza.net/

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As discussed in pod -
Dragino HE is a minimal system which installed with OpenWrt Linux system and support 150M 2.4G WiFi. It is compatible with 802.11b/g/n. HE has rich interface such as Ethernet, USB, UART and plenty of GPIOs. HE use small outline package, it is used widely in WiFi solutions.
HÉ means “core” in Chinese. Intend of HÉ module is to be used as the core of the IoT, WiFi solution.
HE is based on Open Source OpenWrt system. User is free to modify the software for their applications. http://www.dragino.com/products/linux-module/item/87-he.html

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