Category: PAWS

Poster Feedback Wanted

This is a draft of the A1 sized poster I will be presenting at LCDNets in a few weeks and I’d like some feedback, I’ll be printing tomorrow at 9am Version 2 (Latest Version) Version 1 (Original Version) Read More

“Providing Security for Wireless Community Networks” Talk at Workshop on Participatory Networks and Privacy: New Research Issues, September 2013

The following is my slide desk from a talk on PAWS, titled “Providing Security for Wireless Community Networks” at Workshop on Participatory Networks and Privacy:  New Research Issues Read More

Lowest Cost Denominator Networking for Universal Access

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be presenting PAWS at this years ACM MobiCom Workshop on Lowest Cost Denominator Networking for Universal Access  (LCDNet 2013) Read More

Talk: “Ubiquitous Access to Public Services Online with PAWS”

We have been hard at work over the last few months, designing and securing the PAWS network. This is the outline of talk that I gave a few weeks back. The full powerpoint is available on Slideshare Intro Hi Everyone, My name’s Heidi and today I’m going to walk you through some of ideas behind Project Read More

Comparing Wireless Community Networks

As work on the Public Access WiFi Service (PAWS) continues, people regularly point us in the direction of other wide area WiFi networks. Potential we can learn a lot from these projects, from both the social and technical sides. Here I am going to try to focus on the technical details and the payment models: For Read More

Quick Guide : Amazon Cloud EC2

The following is a quick guide to setting up an virtual server on Amazon Cloud EC2: SETUP 1) Login to AWS Management Console using your Amazon account and navigate to EC2 2) In the top right hand corner, check that the location of the servers is the one that you would like to use, I will be using Ireland Read More

Public Access WiFi Service

Whilst at the All Hands Digital Economy Conference, I met Arjuna Sathiaseelan who told me about a new project called “PAWS: Public Access WiFi Service“. It sounds quite interesting and I might be joining the team in the next few months. The project poster is here : de2012 The main motivation behind the Public Access WiFi Service (PAWS) is to enable Read More