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"TECH TREE"
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The infrastructures sustaining CHT hackbase, their current state, and future directions.

Revisions:
    2017-02-11 stub via "cht5a-frags"
    2017-02-12 develop all-day, inform via other pads
    2017-10-03 moved over
    2017-11-20 reread
    2019-10-10 re-imported
    2019-10-11 updating for 🔗season7-A (not finished)
    2020-08-03 touch
    2020-09-07 touch

Also see:
    * 🔗stuff
    * 🔗projects
    * 🔗fields




(LEGEND)

Symbols:
    - (resorted to [capitalist] defaults)
    + (crafty!)
    ++ (needed looking into it)
    +++ (ahead of consumer)
    ++++ (next-generation tech)
    +++++ (transformational potential)

Using underlines:
    a next level focus / a goal for the next subseason






ARCHITECTURE

    night (=sleep):
        - sleep outside on shitty floor
        + tents
        + floor preparation
        + silver mats / inflatables
        ++ developing sites
        ++ personal tents
        ++ ear plugs
        ++ common schedules
        +++ sensor monitoring
        ++++ own textile tent designs
        ++++ hyper-tent (reconfigurable, multi-layer, sensor-enhanced tents)


    day (=shade from sun):
        - get burned and tired in sun, improvise/resort to non-public places
        + lie-down under tarp
        + sit in a hot tent
        ++ natural space in shade
        +++ hoodlet
        ++++ tent HVACs


    storage (=shelter from elements):
        - uncertain / impro / stuff gets wet
        + raincoat proofing
        ++ storage tent
        ++ resealable pseudo-impermeable boxes (mod of "Ikea boxes")
        +++ resealable bags
        ++++ truly diggable in boxes / bags
        +++++ vaults (=open, active storage, everywhere)


    ergonomics (=sit down):
        - suffer
        + water bottle chairs
        ++ find natural shade
        ++ inflatable couch
        ++ camping chairs
        +++ objectively (long-term + comfortable) proper chair + table in shade
        ++++ centralized air-source + manifold distribution
        ++++ micro-format ergonomic chair + table + shade
        ++++ headmount display (=lie + compute)


    safety/protection:
        - accessible and pseudo-legal
        + remote location
        +++ active security system
        ++++ own property [common, alegal, ...]


    camouflage:
        - huh?
        ++ secret locations
        ++ tarp covers
        ++++ tarp spill-on / glue-on local material
        +++++ projected mirage





ENERGY


    generation

        external
            - random scavenge
            + external plugs / squatworking
            ++ additional batteries (like x220)
            +++ quick-charge portable batteries

        oil generator
            ++ portable (<10kg) 500-1000W generator
            +++ ... charging 12V batteries

        car
            + car inverter to cigarette plug ~200W (watch for fuses)
            ++ maximum car inverter, via direct to battery ~500W
            +++ advanced car power generation, direct to alternator (??)

        solar
            + power USB
            ++ solar power laptops (~50W)
            ++ DC-regulation (5-25V)
            +++ 220V capability
            +++ power bigger devices (300W projector, sound system)

        wind
            +++ basic DIY system (bike stepper motor + ? blades)
            ++++ sensible ~5kg transportable system ?

        hydro
            +++ basic system
            ++++ pumped storage prototype

        thermo
            +++ basic system



    storage (batteries)
        ++ carriable AGM setup
        +++ charging lithium (lipo / lifepo)
        +++ multi-cell lithium
        +++ scavenge + repurpose any old battery



    transmission
        - power-at-source
        ++ powerlines <10m
        +++ power-to-tent
        +++ powerlines 50m (DC up-conversion)
        ++++ infinite power extension (engineer by weight + cost)







FOOD


    generation
        - buy all
        ++ sprouting (understand and practice)
        ++ foraging [fruits, pine, pseudo-truffles, cactus, ...]
        ++ fermentation (kombucha, kimchi, etc ... + different types: lacto, etc)
        +++ growing own herbs (<2 week yield)
        +++ fishing (shore)
        ++++ grow own calories (~4 month yield)
        ++++ hunt
        ++++ fishing (off-shore)
        +++++ grow + exchange majority of own food



    supplies
        - random shops
        + base resupply list keeping within minimum
        ++ resupply to individuals' specs
        +++ ~30 day resupplies (~150€ PP) without spoilage
        +++ local deliveries and community pooling
        ++++ complex supply-chain understanding



    serving
        + cutlery and plates (=eat like a human)
        + recycling plastic water containers
        ++ seating area
        ++ three buckets system (wet-black, wet-gray, dry-clean)
        +++ full portion nutrition awareness



    preparation
        - eat out
        - eat cold food
        + basic kitchen set (pot, pan, lid, 2 knives, spatulae, serving spoon, ...)
        + wood fire cooking
        + gas burner
        ++ kitchen tent (anti-wind/sun/rain)
        ++ chef & supplies system
        ++ cooking batches (dinner + breakfast / multi-day)
        +++ solar stove & slow cooking
        ++++ sensor-assisted slow-cooking



    storage
        - mice and roach panics
        + impro-hidden from pests
        ++ sealed from pests (mice, roaches)
        ++ improvised fridge (rocks, shade)
        +++ conservation (make cans, de-air, salts, oils, ...)
        +++ passive fridge
        ++++ active fridge







WATER


    drink
        - "do we have any water left"
        + organised resupplies
        ++ storing drinking water as Grog
        +++ collecting rain water + understanding ability to drink it
        +++ purifying / cleaning water tech (biological, chemical, ...)
        ++++ collecting fog
        ++++ storing drinking water not as Grog
        +++++ recycling water



    gray
        + organised resupplies from public place
        +++ running water \ shower
        +++ running water \ sink
        +++ water collection + storage ("aljibe")
        +++ warm water (direct sun-heating)
        +++ warm water (electric heating)
        ++++ heated water (with power)
        +++++ own desalination







LIVING OUTSIDE

aka "Bush know-how"
also → 🔗camping


    environment awareness
        - this is nice
        + basic tourist sites
        ++ advanced offering
        ++ offline maps (normal, topo, ...)
        ++ "boot" environmental awareness
        +++ advanced offline maps (sat, specialty for example catastro, ...)
        +++ know main species, notice outliers
        +++ understand invasive species + species politics
        +++ communicate with experts, study in libraries and online
        ++++ full understanding of naturo-cultural history (biology, geology, people role, ...)
        ++++ own naturo-cultural politics
        +++++ own politics becoming third nature



    wasting time
        - no idea, random bars
        + good public place
        + shovel + dig
        ++ common latrine
        ++++ repurposing



    laundry
        - dirty hippies
        + fresh common underwear/socks supply
        ++ repurposing shower water
        ++ hand washing stations for basics
        ++ access to friendly washing machine
        +++ own machine in van?
        +++ wash-less materials
        ++++ organizing communal machine







COMMUNICATIONS


    internet
        - scavenging without clear ideas
        + good restaurant wi-fi
        + personal 3G
        ++ laptop APs
        ++ good offline (=intranet)
        ++ shared 3G on optimized dataplan
        +++ wifi bridge (<500m)
        +++ monitoring dashboard
        +++ Mirrorable
        +++ occasionally useful wifi cracking
        ++++ independent AP unit
        ++++ proper long-distance bridge (>500m)
        ++++ fair-chance wifi cracking



    SDR

        +++ test system



    Lora

        +++ test system







LOGISTICS


    transport
        + own bike
        ++ inbound post (EU)
        ++ inbound post (China)
        ++ inbound post ("controlled items": batteries, etc)
        +++ own car
        +++ rope-work (pulleys, etc)
        +++++ drones



    accessibility
        - rough terrain
        + making paths
        +++ pulleys for stuff
        +++ people ropes (<5m)
        ++++ people pulleys (>20m)







SENSORS


    people
        - huh?
        + basic logs
        ++ "quantified self" devices
        ++++ subflow awareness and co-ordination


    environment:
        - huh?
        ++ weather-monitoring (temperature)
        +++ constant audio/video recording
        ++++ active security / presence (video+CV / laser-breaks / radar / ...)
        +++++ active security empowered processes







POLITICS


    legality
        - allegal
        + conversationally-legal
        ++ legal institution
        ++ group awareness and support
        +++ political support
        ++++ public support
        +++++ law-forming



    psycho
        - hell is other people
        ++ no-drama
        +++ mark+strikes
        +++ org-system know-how and comparison (for anchoring other org frameworks)
        +++++ some undisputable 90% coverage system that is not lame



    PR
        + social media existence
        ++ any media presence
        ++ basic designs
        ++ have t-shirts
        ++ have stickers
        +++ own responsive print and delivery capacity + protocol
        +++ a media strategy
        ++++ philosophy of media
        ++++ sustained media presence
        +++++ new [Totalist] media



    subsistence strategies
        ++ find and revisit scavenging sites
        ++ public programs (unemployment, etc)
        ++ solidarity
        ++ commons
        [...]







COMMON GROUND


    platform
        - no or shitty docs
        ++ producing universally useful information
        +++ search on platform
        +++++ computational hermeneutics



    theory
        ++ on same page about basics (cg + vocab)
        +++ active development
        +++++ 50% rationally undisputable totalist polemic/numeric







WORKFLOW


    general
        ++ expressed workflow → 🔗workflow
        +++ daily-use according to protocols
        ++++ common laptops



    documentation
        - whatever
        + everyone takes photos and shares them
        + reviews + overviews
        ++ phone videos >30min
        +++ designated devices always snapshot
        ++++ drones monitoring
        ++++ advanced recall / archiving tools



    for organization
        ++ transparent and agreeable finances
        +++ review / overview tech (etherpad, localnet, VNC, ...)
        +++ replicable container ("hackbase in a box", box syntax, etc)







STUDIO

        - just playing
        + uncurated phone recordings
        ++ playing electric in nature
        +++ recording in natural ambient
        +++ syntax-assisted jams
        +++ multi-node speaker / recording system
        +++ (guitars) computer-based efx
        ++++ big rock sworld-class artists
        ++++ 🔗noise-temples
        +++++ new avantgarde practice







WELL-BEING


    medicine
        - i don't know where the hospital is and how i can be covered
        ++ field contingencies thought-out
        +++ science-crosschecked alternative medicine (essential oils, etc)
        ++ curated coverage/insurance know-how
        +++ fisculture
        +++ basic procedures traineed for
        +++ basic medicines covered (not only first aid)
        +++ coop provides insurance
        ++++ giving insurance
        +++++ parallel medicine (full treat or defer)


    dental
        - leaving it to themselves
        ++ warm running water
        +++ temporary wash replacement (clorohexa)
        +++ providing insurance
        ++++ providing back-coverage


    nootropics
        +++ good weed supply
        +++ 
        +++ proper project-level supplementation
        ++++ growing own









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NEXT !!!!!!


    * Review and mark past camp levels!
 
    * Check appropedia, classic camping books TOCs, etc
 
    * cross check with all pads - to what infrastructure improvement do they serve?

    * [...]




MORE / IN DEVELOPMENT:

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    * childbearing

    * education

    * comm \ in-camp

    * logistics \ post

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