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    11= community portal meeting =
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    3 how we got here
     3* how we got here? we're redesigning the whole website! this portal will be one of the new ones
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    5 we mapped out the content, and then we tried to start organizing
     5* we mapped out the content, and then we tried to start organizing
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    7 so we can give an idea of the areas that are already there
     7* so we can give an idea of the areas that are already there
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    9 let's also talk about improving the content that exists
     9* let's create some new relevant content
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    11 == relay operations ==
     11* let's also talk about improving the content that exists
    1212
    13 what is a tor relay
     13== sections of the portal ==
    1414
    15 why run a tor relay
     15=== relay operations ===
    1616
    17 types of communities that already run tor relays
     17* what is a tor relay
    1818
    19 hey, you can support this organization that runs relays here -- torservers, derechos digitales, etc
     19* why run a tor relay
    2020
    21 how to run a relay
     21* types of communities that already run tor relays
    2222
    23 how to run a bridge
     23* "hey, you can support this organization that runs relays here -- torservers, derechos digitales, etc"
    2424
    25 information about what you should not do -- eg don't use a raspberry pi for a middle or exit
     25* how to run a relay
    2626
    27 content from the relay operator wiki -- https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/TorRelayGuide
     27* how to run a bridge
    2828
    29 videos that replace or support some of the relay operator content
     29* information about what you should not do -- eg don't use a raspberry pi for a middle or exit
    3030
    31 == user testing ==
     31* content from the relay operator wiki -- https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/TorRelayGuide
    3232
    33 trainers can help us with user testing and bring back information to us
     33* videos that replace or support some of the relay operator content
    3434
    35 we are doing this very hand-holding style now, going to those places and working directly with orgs and users
     35=== user testing ===
    3636
    37 later, we hope to be able to provide information directly on the website for doing this
     37* we need to reach trainers who can help us with user testing and bring back information to us
    3838
    39 "why recruit for user testing" we run it in a safe way for the users, in person, in meetups, all the info is anonymous, we explain all of that on the site
     39* currently we are doing this very hand-holding style, going to those places and working directly with orgs and users
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    41 we have a section showing what we are currently testing
     41* later with the community portal, we hope to be able to provide information directly on the website for doing this
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    43 get on our mailing list for testers
    44 see the final analysis of the work that we've done
     43* "why recruit for user testing" we run it in a safe way for the users, in person, in meetups, all the info is anonymous, we explain all of that on the site
    4544
    46 open positions related to this work
     45* we have a section showing what we are currently testing
    4746
    48 what format is the feedback related to testing? questionairre, take a photo of the results and send back to us
     47* get on our mailing list for testers
    4948
    50 tests about comprehension, eg "here is an icon, tell us what you think this means" here is the tor launcher, do you think you need to click on "configure"? what do you think these checkboxes mean? show user the "help" text for a bridge, ask the user if they understand what it means... etc text comprehension
     49* see the final analysis of the work that we've done
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    52 more about how we run our user tests -- show the user our methodology -- if someone wants to talk more, then listen. if someone has additional questions, answer them. sometimes its a challenge because we can't reproduce censorship conditions or other user cases
     51* open positions related to this work
    5352
    54 we are hosting a survey tool under a .onion
     53* what format is the feedback related to testing? questionairre, take a photo of the results and send back to us
    5554
    56 one test we did was on the user support side -- we present problems and then ask the user what would be the keyword the user would type to get to the answer
     55* tests about comprehension, eg "here is an icon, tell us what you think this means" here is the tor launcher, do you think you need to click on "configure"? what do you think these checkboxes mean? show user the "help" text for a bridge, ask the user if they understand what it means... etc text comprehension
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    58 this is not unit testing -- that is on the developer side -- this is all user feedback, user testing
     57* more about how we run our user tests -- show the user our methodology -- if someone wants to talk more, then listen. if someone has additional questions, answer them. sometimes its a challenge because we can't reproduce censorship conditions or other user cases
    5958
    60 == training materials ==
     59* we are hosting a survey tool under a .onion
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    62 what is tor
     61* one test we did was on the user support side -- we present problems and then ask the user what would be the keyword the user would type to get to the answer
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    64 quick intro
     63* this is not unit testing -- that is on the developer side -- this is all user feedback, user testing
    6564
    66 alert -- training people to use Tor is a big responsibility. how do we give people this alert without detering them from using or training about Tor
     65=== training materials ===
    6766
    68 what resources should go here?
     67* what is tor (basic training, one-pager or short video, things like that)
     68
     69* quick intro
     70
     71* currently it has an alert -- training people to use Tor is a big responsibility. how do we give people this alert without detering them from using or training about Tor? build it into a trainer/needs assessment tool eg "are you the right person to do this training? here are some things to know.
     72
     73* what other resources should go here?
    6974
    7075* generalized privacy threat model
     76
    7177* general censorship circumvention model
     78
    7279* different user groups/audiences. more technical, less technical.
     80
    7381* materials for different kinds of sessions, length of time eg one hour or one week
     82
    7483* modular -- explain threat models, explain censorship
     84
    7585* content from media.torproject.org and tor teachers wiki
    76 * how to customize what you need
    7786
    78 information for trainers
    79 * how to do needs assessment -- surveys -- then based on that choose which resources to use
    80 * am i the right person for this? some information about how to be a good trainer/do no harm
    81 * fun materials like cards to print about how the internet works
    82 * packaged similarly to how EFF does ssd.eff.org. eg "who are you training?" drop down menu that has user groups, expertise level
     87* how to customize what you need (this kind of thing will be in Version 2 of the portal)
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    84 we will do a sprint to create these materials and then later we will test them on the ground
     89* for trainers: how to do needs assessment -- surveys -- then based on that choose which resources to use
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    86 various types of resources that can help
    87 * slides
    88 * videos
    89 * external resources -- teaching about things not just Tor
    90 * illustrated cards
    91 * there are a lot of materials already out there
     91* for trainers: am i the right person for this? some information about how to be a good trainer/do no harm
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     93* for trainers: fun materials like cards to print about how the internet works
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    94 feedback section -- do the above resources meet your training needs? if not let us know
     95* for trainers: packaged similarly to how EFF does ssd.eff.org. eg "who are you training?" drop down menu that has user groups, expertise level
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    96 join the community -- IRC, mailing list
     97* we will do a sprint to create these materials and then later we will test them on the ground
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    98 training resources meetup or sprint sometime soon
     99* types of resources: slides, videos, external resources -- teaching about things not just Tor, illustrated cards -- there are a lot of good materials already out there
    99100
    100 PDFs for printing
     101* feedback section -- do the above resources meet your training needs? if not let us know
    101102
     103* version 2 will have more granular materials -- eg specific groups, specific threat models, specific censorship cases
    102104
    103 == outreach ==
     105* join the community -- IRC, mailing list
     106
     107* need to schedule a training resources meetup or sprint sometime soon!!!
     108
     109* PDFs for printing
     110
     111=== outreach ===
    104112
    105113* start out with something dynamic -- engage your community about Tor!
     114
    106115* how to talk about Tor -- from an elevator speech to an hour long talk
     116
    107117* how to run a Tor meetup
     118
    108119* SVG material to download
     120
    109121* interesting metrics, including OONI explorer stuff (version 2) -- randomized interesting data
     122
    110123* Tor speakers portal -- how to request a person to speak about Tor, how to become a person who speaks about Tor -- include in the form things like preferred language
    111 * interviews with Tor advocates around the world, why they teach about this and so on
    112 * upcoming Tor events
     124
     125* interviews with Tor advocates around the world, why they teach about this and so on (version 2)
     126
     127* upcoming Tor events (and something for external community events)
     128
    113129* past events
    114130
    115 == translations ==
     131=== translations ===
    116132
    117133* how to join the community of translators
     134
    118135* languages that Tor translates (tier 1, tier 2)
     136
    119137* no language flags!!!
     138
    120139* standard/top tips for translators, including resources like the glossary
     140
    121141* how to find the glossary for your language
     142
    122143* orientation for inclusive/simple language
    123144
    124 == onion hosting ==
     145=== onion hosting ===
    125146* "onionize the web" campaign
     147
    126148* interesting onion sites
     149
    127150* future onion sites
     151
    128152* talking points about onion sites -- words not to use -- iceberg inversion
    129 * promoting that onions exist
     153
     154* promoting that onions exist -- big ones eg facebook and nyt, and smaller interesting ones
     155
    130156* how to create onions
     157
    131158* localized use cases
    132159
    133 == other stuff ==
     160=== other stuff ===
    134161
    135162* ways to move between each section of the portal -- people might go to "outreach" who are actually more interested in "trainings" or "translation"
    136 * notes about diversity in general, not just relay diversity -- on training, outreach, and and user testing parts specifically. something else about getting Global South/geographic diversity
     163
     164* notes about diversity in general, not just relay diversity -- on training, outreach, and and user testing parts specifically. something else about getting Global South/geographic diversity, ethnic/racial/
     165
    137166* our goal of creating this area of the website is to  make it easier for people in regions that are underresourced so we can grow our community in these regions
     167
    138168* in the outreach and trainings sections, we can showcase work that's already happening. "are you doing a Tor training? we would love to put it on our website" some language that tells people that if they're doing the work, that makes them part of the community. we should have a form or something for people who are doing the work to submit their event