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    DrRon Suarez

    November 29, 2023 at 2:33 pm

    2012: We taught a class in how to build an HDTV OTA antenna with recycled coat hangers, scrap wood and $3 in electrical parts. Watch the interns at the Red Hook Initiative in Brooklyn. These are the same kids who the New America Foundation is teaching how to maintain a mesh network, that got used very effectively to support communications when the power went out in Red Hook during Hurricane Sandy. Plus, the software we built for Occupy, the year before, helped connect recovery efforts, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The Open Technology Institute (OTI) is the technology program of the New America Foundation.

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