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Road Map to Connecting the Under-connected – Towns and cities at core of digital inclusion policies and partnerships

By David Keyes, Digital Equity Program Manager, City of Seattle and Amina Fazlullah, Mozilla Fellow 2018 A dozen chattering four-year-old’s pile into the tech learning lab, scamper for their chairs, and jump into their ABCMouse online learning activities. These future technology leaders don’t need to see the link to city… [ Keep reading ]

City Council Meetings to Include Closed Captioning

Councilmember Herbold championed increased accessibility to public meetings Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle, South Park), who has led efforts related to disabilities-related issues since first being elected in 2015, is pleased to announce the addition of real-time captioning by Seattle Channel to its live cable TV broadcasts of… [ Keep reading ]

Digital Equity Community Gathers to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration

A gathering of more than 40 community members resolute on co-designing a network dedicated to resource sharing and collaboration around digital equity took place on October 25, 2018. The event, hosted by Seattle Information Technology’s Community Technology team, brought together participants from a wide range of organizations and institutions dedicated… [ Keep reading ]

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tackle it Together

By Andrew Whitaker When Eliud Kipchoge beat the marathon world record this year in Berlin, my jaw dropped. He ran a marathon in 2:01:39! This beat the previous world record by 78 seconds. So, in about the same time that you sit down to watch a movie and snack on popcorn,… [ Keep reading ]

It’s Never Too Late for Technology

When Connie Brault received an iPad as a hand-me-down from her daughter, she was thrilled! But at the same time, not quite sure what to do with the new and unfamiliar technology. “I’m absolutely, stunningly lost,” Brault said in a round of introductions at the West Seattle Senior Center’s monthly… [ Keep reading ]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Secure Your Passwords

by Andrew Whitaker Stories of identity theft and data breaches are all too common in our headlines these days. If the cybersecurity headlines of 2018 were put in a book, every page would reveal a depressing fact. A social media giant has 87 million records breached An apparel company has… [ Keep reading ]

Thousands of Feet of Wire go into Setting up for the Seattle/King County Health Clinic

Before the thousands of feet of wires are laid, before the laptops and PC’s are fired up, and before volunteers greet the thousands of people who will be given free medical and dental care, a small Seattle IT’s team has planned for months to bring reliable technology to Seattle’s KeyArena…. [ Keep reading ]

Benchmarking Success: Teens Succeed as Design Thinkers

In a quiet corner of First Hill’s popular Frye Art Museum sits a beautiful bench that is not just for sitting, it has a story and is the focal point of a unique exhibit. The bench represents the brain child and months of work by an ambitious group of teenagers… [ Keep reading ]

The City of Seattle Awards $400,000 to Help Improve Digital Equity

 The Technology Matching Fund grants will be offered for the 21st year in a row to organizations in Seattle working on improving lives through technology literacy The Seattle City Council unanimously approved $400,000 in Technology Matching Funds be awarded to 12 local organizations. These grants are given out annually to… [ Keep reading ]