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Low-cost Internet options, Comcast special until 3/18

Posted: March 12th, 2014 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News  
Seattle was recently named 1 of 15 “Gold Medal” communities nationwide by Comcast. As a result, they’re offering six months of free Internet service through their Internet Essentials program, for eligible households who apply and are approved for their $10/month program by March 18, 2014, next Tuesday.  Their low-income discount is for families

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UPDATED: Critical Vulnerability in Apple iOS and OS X

Posted: February 27th, 2014 - News  
UPDATED: 03/04/14 A patch for  Macs [OS X] has now been released by Apple.  Follow the instructions below to update your system. Apple revealed a major vulnerability in its software that affects its devices, allowing hackers to intercept and alter communications such as email and login credentials.  Apple released a patch for iOS

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Tech Matching Fund Workshop Feb 4

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News, Seattle Communities Online  
Attend a Technology Matching Fund grant workshop on Tuesday, February 4 at 6:00 PM.  Here you will learn about the eligibility requirements, how to apply and what makes for a successful application. The City is awarding matching grants of up to $20,000 per project to increase technology literacy or use of technology

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Workshops offered for Technology Matching Funds

Posted: January 17th, 2014 - Community Technology, News  
The 2014 Technology Matching Fund grant cycle is now open! The City is awarding matching grants of up to $20,000 per project to increase technology literacy or use of technology tools for civic engagement for Seattle residents.  The deadline to apply is March 12th! Important dates for grant applicants:             Thursday, Jan.

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December brainstorm eZine now online

Posted: December 5th, 2013 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News  
The December Brainstorm, City of Seattle Community Technology Program eZine, is now online. View it here. This month, we feature: 2013 Brainstorm Survey; Seattle Channel's new mobile app; Seattle hosts National League of Cities Congress & digital inclusion workshop; Iu-Mien American Association's new computer literacy program; Seattle Public Library's Tech Impact

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City of Seattle Director named NATOA President

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 - News  
Tony Perez, the Director of the Office of Cable Communications in the City of Seattle’s Department of Information Technology was recently chosen by his peers to serve as the President of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) at their annual meeting in Orlando. “I’m honored to serve as the

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Get Online Seattle provides health and wellness resources

Posted: November 15th, 2013 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News, Seattle Communities Online  
The City of Seattle recently launched “Get Online Seattle,” a digital literacy campaign created to provide residents with the necessary skills to navigate the internet and find content relevant to their needs. Each quarter, the Get Online Seattle campaign will focus on a different content area, helping Seattle residents get online and

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November Brainstorm hot off the presses!

Posted: November 15th, 2013 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News, Seattle Communities Online  
The November issue of Brainstorm, City of Seattle Community Technology Program eZine is now online. View it here.  This month features Get Online Seattle Health & the Web.  You can also encourage talented youth in your community to submit an entry for Youth Voices Against Violence Audio Contest. This month we also

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October Brainstorm Now Online!

Posted: October 8th, 2013 - Brainstorm, Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News  
The October issue of Brainstorm, City of Seattle Community Technology Program eZine is now online. View it here.  This month, table a look at Open Data to better understand the City's budget.  You can also tune in to the Seattle Channel's Seattle Speaks program and make your voice heard on, "Wage Worries." This

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September Brainstorm Now Online!

Posted: September 5th, 2013 - Brainstorm, Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News  
The September issue of Brainstorm, City of Seattle Community Technology Program eZine is now online. View it here.  In this month's issue, we feature the Technology Matching Fund program featured on the Seattle Channel's City Stream.  This month we also feature: Seattle's new smartphone app: Find It, Fix It Information about Gigabit Squared

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