We’re meshing at the Omni!

It’s been a crazily active summer – apologies for the lack of updates! Sudo Room (and by extension, Sudo Mesh) has relocated to the Omni Oakland Commons at 4799 Shattuck. We’re excited to be a founding member collective among an array of groups that have moved in together to create a radical commons in Oakland. […]

First all-nighter in the new sudo room!

Mesh Hackathon @ The Omni, July 5-7!

This weekend, Sudo Mesh is having our first mesh hackathon at sudo room’s new location in the Omni! Join us at 4799 at any point this weekend, starting at noon until we tire today[1], and noon on Sunday and Monday. We’ll have rotating orientation sessions every hour on the hour both Sunday and Monday, so […]

How to Participate: All Hands on Deck!

We are always excited to have new volunteers join the team! From designing flyers to developing software, doing research and documenting what you learn, fixing broken hardware to hitting the streets and spreading the word, there’s something for everybody who wants to participate. We meet weekly on Thursday evenings starting at 7:30pm at Sudo Room, […]

Snow Crash login screen

Developer Launch!

As of last night, we’ve officially launched version 0.1.0 of the mesh firmware, a.k.a. Snow Crash. The plan is to have ~20 people with networking skills run nodes from their homes for 1-2 months and report any remaining issues. We’ll then fix those bugs and do a wider release of ~60 more nodes. What’s currently […]

First node mounted at LiveLabs

Deployed our first node!

Today we finished installing our first backbone node! It’s running Sudo Mesh v0.1 Snow Crash, and will soon be linking up with two neighboring hacker houses. 🙂 Here’s Juul’s reportback: Pete and myself installed a Nanostation M5 on a 20 foot aluminum flagpole in West Oakland. The node is about 14 feet above the roof of […]

Hello world!

it’s been nearly a year since we first started meeting – our tiny group. so much learning, so much progress! we’ve launched the peoplesopen.net! && meshthepla.net! check out our code – namely forks of openwrt running batman-adv for routing and incorporating wlan-slovenia’s tunneldigger for secure vpn connections, as well as an admin interface written in […]