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Newcomers protocol



Coming to the →next CHT/Totalism.org base in the near future?

Revision 20210618


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Last updated:
    2016-04-05 stub
    2016-05-14 touch
    2016-05-17 cht4d
    2016-10-06 cht5a basics
    2016-12-14 cht5a touch
    2017-08-11 touch
    2017-10-23 update on ordering+shipping address
    20191109 (importing + overview)
    20191111 overview
    20191113 overview
    20210513 overviewed, new layout

Part of:
    → next.totalism.org
    → 🔗planning
Related:
    * 🔗planning — 
    * 🔗idiots-guide — Simplified version ;-)
    * 🔗flocking — How to organize a subseason by yourself, instead of joining a planned one
    * XXX🔗triage



SOME GENERAL GUIDES


    Prepare for living outdoors & camping weather
:
    * Winters low temperature: sometimes 14°C in the night, but not less.
    * ... actually, if we are in the mountains again, nights go down to 8°C + possibly wet
    * ... so bring:
### MERGE WITH "STUFF TO BRING" !!!
        1) synthetic sleeping bag (~600-800g for <50€ is fine)
        2) reliable night clothes (like synthetic leggings)
    * strong winds common — (synthetic/mountain style) light windstoppers work well.
    * bring a headlamp — (best with rechargeable batteries, or via USB)
### @@ordering buy 10 and be done with it [!!]


    Setting plans during camps
:
    * read & contribute to the next subseason plan:
        discuss any big direction ideas with others before the start of camp
    * always have something to do you can easily get to/from, when waiting: []
         (example: a book you can just pull out and continue for 5 minutes)
    * influence the plans actively


    Equipment
### MERGE WITH "STUFF TO BRING" !!!
:
    * long-lasting laptop battery recommended (bring spares, if possible)
    * your stuff might fail - have spares & think it through
    * be prepared to also use other computers and devices
### maybe not so important


    Contributions

(A) GENERAL→ 14€/day, 420€/month

(B) YOU HAVE GOOD WORK→ 20€/day, 600€/month

(C) YOU ARE BROKE & SHARE GOALS→ 8€/day, 240€/month

This covers complete life costs (*excepts personal extras — booze, cigarettes, idiosyncratic expensive food, budget for that separate if you like.).

The variants depend on personal material circumstance and ensures inclusion of people with different focus & backgrounds.

These are not "prices", they are rounded long-term averages. You are covering personal consumables (→food, water, regular maintenance/repairs, fuels, ...) and contributing to the investment budget (→the infrastructure commons).

For new residents there is a 🔗membership.

More information, including complex rate calculation and historic costs data  → 🔗subfinance




BEFORE
SUBSEASON


    * Arrange travels and membership

* Communicate your availability (when do you want to come and for how long?)
    under http://totalism.org/planning []! 

* Contribute to the subseason pad:
    at http://next.totalism.org/
    (ideas about activities, projects, ...)

* Can you accept postal packages at your home address?
    Coordinate with CHT to see what you could buy and bring over.
    the project is always buying new equipment, see 🔗ordering
    (if it's costs more than you're due, you will be recompensated)
    (Especially if coming from DE & UK - cheap shops and shipping.)

* Get a flight/boat
    []!

* Fix your 🔗membership dues:
    Pay in advance, OR immediately when you reach the base.
    See 🔗donate for payment methods, ask info@totalism.org
    []! 



    * Make your "Crew Survey" pad

Thinking & writing down the answers to these basic questions in advance turned out to be a good idea with previous crews.
Feel free to skip through.

* Create a Crew Survey pad: []!
    Do it here.
    Name the pad like "subseason prefix-your name" like "cht7a-david".
    ---------------
    The answers are not seen by anyone that does not have the link.
    If you prefer however, you can also send the answers by email.

* Copy the questions from below to the pad []!
    Please "clear authorship colors" (Crossed Eye button on top of pad) before you write your answers.

#####################
2.1) #p2c2i
2.2) pick 5 from 🔗fields
#################################


      1) YOUR FOCUS

1.1) Pick 5: Which projects from the documented on 🔗projects seem most interesting to you, and you want to contribute to? []! 

1.2) Document 1 new project idea. [] 

1.3) What are your specific interests and expectations? [] 


      2) YOUR CREW BIO

2.1) What do you, or can you do? Link to a website or something like a CV if you have one. []!

2.2) What would you like to learn at the base? []

2.3) Can you & do you want to drive cars? []! 

2.4) Flexible diet...? -or- any dietary decisions/preferences/allergies/necessities? ("non-omnivore"?) [] 

2.5) Flexible sleeping rhythm...? -or- strong personal sleeping habits / day flow expectations? ("morning person" or "night owl"?) []

2.6) Any health specifics or issues: allergies, recent injuries ("broken leg still not fully recovered..."), neurospecificity (dyslexia, ADHD, ...), chances of critical states (like: extreme allergies / anaphylactic shock, epilepsy, severe depression, ...), ... []


      3) YOUR FINANCIALS

3) What is your budget for contributions (as above: A/B/C/X)?: []!
### We reccomend, though don't expect, full financial transparency. → 🔗template-financials





    * Assemble & pack what you need


__________ BRING PERSONAL

(CHT has some reserves of this, sometimes ready to use. Ask in advance.)

MUST BRING: []! 
    * Sleeping bag with 10-15°C comfort (8°C between Jan-April, if we will do mountains)
    * Warm sleeping clothes (for winter season)
    * Windstopper type jacket (except summer)
    * Walking shoes
    * Cash (ATMs can be hard to access)
    * Headlamp
    * Two pairs of sun glasses - you will probably loose one pair ;-)
    * Tiny towel - or you can also use a clean t-shirt !

PERSONAL NOT NECESSARY:
    * Tents (have plenty)


__________ BRING FOR THE SPACE

WHAT CAN YOU BRING ...
    * ... That you could leave here? []!
    * ... That you need to take back, but will be interesting or useful?

GENERAL IDEAS:
    * Help with researching and buying stuff we need @ 🔗ordering []
    * Bring your media collection (music, film, e-books) []!
    * Bring stickers and memorabilia
    * Try bringing something typical (→🔗resources-ship)
    * Visit your local hackerspace and try finding equipment donations:
        (Consult us about larger transports.)
### 🔗shipping



    * Prepare for collaborative work

<---------- #TODO: merge with 🔗workflow
    
* See 🔗workflow:
    [] 

* Backup your data!:
    [] 

* Install basic laptop software (GNU/Linux):
    * Syncthing (following Internals\workflow under "Setting up Syncthing") []
    * Vinagre or RealVNC (viewer)
    * powertop
    * [...] ###
    * for more, see 🔗packages ...
 
* Install basic Mobile apps:
    * Telegram []!
    * OsmAnd (free software offline maps) []! 
    * Wire (group chat) []
    * Syncthing mobile (Android=Free, iOS=$3)
    * RealVNC (viewer)

* Join the chat group:
    → 🔗channel
    → Telegram group []!

    * Setup Syncthing:
        * follow installation + pairing via CHT🔗workflow ! []
            (usually pairing with one user is enough, especially if you add them as "Introducer")
        * you now have access to "CHT" folder (also called "Internals") [] 
        * ... and "CHT_SUBSET" (also great for mobiles) [] 
        * symbolic link "/SYNCTHING" is recommended to the CHT folder!
        * look through pads (/SYNCTHING/ALLPADS + grep or something)
    
* Prepare for navigation with maps:
    * In OsmAnd mobile app:
        * Load "Canary Islands" map files []!
    * In 🔗maps:
        * Explore the relevent Canary Islands maps []
        * Import and explore all Canary Islands .GPX markers to OsmAnd []
        * Check out the other maps. If there is a map for your city, explore and upgrade it.



    * Read the basics !

For conceptual + operational understanding.


__________ !!!

* Read the main site as a "manifesto" !
     https://totalism.org []!

* Read current subseason pad !
    https://next.totalism.org []!

* Review current projects !
    🔗projects []!


__________ SUGGESTED

* 🔗stuff — the common equipment
* 🔗what — "What is CHT, in a nutshell? What are you building to disrupt the system & the economy as a whole?""
* 🔗goals — conceptuals / manifesto
* 🔗commonground — conceptuals / manifesto
* 🔗vocab — terminology
* 🔗faq — some frequently asked questions


__________ PEEK

* 🔗systematics — index of compiled lists on various relevant topics
    🔗alike, 🔗maps, 🔗calendar, 🔗non-shitty.

* 🔗protocols — index of protocols, to co-ordinate project activity

    * 🔗E2H and 🔗ethering
    * 🔗hacking-housing and 🔗hacking-housing-pad
    * 🔗trucko
    * 🔗coop
    _____________________________
    * 🔗flocking
        <-------------------------- (new):
            ↑↑↑ READ CURRENTLY /
                CURRENT RELEVANT:
                    TEXTS, PROJECTS, ETC






YOU ARE HERE
was: DURING THE SUBSEASON
(Also see / ties to / merge with 🔗flocking .) !!!



    (ON ARRIVAL !)

* Set time zone on all your devices []!

* Connect to CHT's Wi-Fi network []!

* Member yet? []!

* Re-read th
(CONTENT MISSING)
I guess - reread this page!
###



    * Consolidate your personal work & ideas

* Check current projects: 🔗projects !


    * Develop and document the base & surroundings

* Take photographs and videos !
* Write new & overview existing documentation pads!


    * Share writing and archives

* Share your past work
* Share your media collections !
* Add stuff to personal (0_xyz) folder in Syncthing
* Sync regularly



    * Do your part of routine labour

🔗roles !
🔗crew-labour !

The roles are regularly cycled:
    to share work fairly
    to develop new competences
    to optimize the daily reproductive labour & document new ideas






LEAVING

(Also see / ties to / merge with 🔗flocking.) !!!

    * Sync data (especially photos!)

See 🔗media !


    * Fix financials

* Calculate with Treasurer:
    (-) Crew expenses you already covered (=bills in shops)
    (+) Your minimum daily contributions (see above!)
    (+) Extra donation for new investments at will
    == Balance []!

* Settle accounts:
    []!






AFTER
was: AFTER THE SUBSEASON
(Also see / ties to / merge with 🔗flocking.) !!!


    * Send any remaining photo/video material
[]!

    Consult 🔗media !


    * Write personal debrief
[]

    Your report / reflections in the first 1-2 weeks after.
    Write by mail, or on a pad.


    * Collaborate remotely
    * Plan to come back, or collaborate remotely
###





—see you around—
→ Continue 🔗planning






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