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Puget SoundOff Wins People’s Choice Award!

CityClub’s 2009 Community Matters Campaign (CMC) has selected PugetSoundoff (PSO) as a recipient of their 2009 People’s Choice Awards! PSO was selected as one of six diverse and dynamic recipients for their success in “increasing youth involvement and engagement within the community while encouraging expression of one’s beliefs, respect for… [ Keep reading ]

The 2011 Bill Wright Technology Matching Fund grant deadline is May 18th

More information on the Bill Wright Technology Matching Fund page. City Report Shows Level of Tech Access and Adoption…and Barriers to Participation The City has released the results of its survey on Intenet use by Seattle residents, showing greater use, interest in high speed Internet, and a lagging digital divide…. [ Keep reading ]

Free Seminar from Idealware

Interested in a free seminar through Idealware? On Thursday, July 29, from 1 to 2:30 (Eastern time), Idealware is conducting a free webinar where you and your organization can learn about affordable ways to help your network use technology more effectively. Click here to register and/or learn more about this… [ Keep reading ]

2010 Tech Matching Fund Awards Moved through Council

2010 and 2009 Technology Matching Fund grantees filled City Council Chambers in a show of support of CB 116919, which authorizes $300,000 to support technology programs, staffing and equipment in Seattle. For the video clip of the Seattle City Council briefing on July 21, where representatives from over 20 organizations… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB June Agenda Now Available

The June agenda of the CTTAB monthly meeting are now available here. Also available are commitee reports, changes to committees and descriptions.

Wiki Tips & Tricks: Page Templates

Did you know that you can build a page once — just once — and then use that same page over and over in your wiki without building it again? Page templates can be a great way to save time and effort. Learn more about page templates. This tip originally… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle selected to participate in ‘Code for America’ fellowship program

Seattle has been named as one of the first cities that will participate in a new fellowship program to develop new applications for government transparency and participation. See more here.

iPhone App Turns Phone into Double-ended Language Translator

Dynamic Language, a translation and interpretation provider, has posted on their blog an interesting new application for the iPhone.  “Trying to communicate in a foreign language can feel more awkward than fast dancing during a slow song at a middle school dance. No one really understands what is going on,… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB May minutes & reports available

The May minutes of the CTTAB monthly meeting are now available here.   Also available are commitee reports, changes to committees and descriptions.

Accessibility tool for Twitter

As we work with communities to expand their social networks, we’re often asked the question about resources for people living with disabilities.  One tool I’ve found is Qwitter – what is Qwitter??  Qwitter is an accessible Twitter client designed for access by the blind, providing an innovative integration between Twitter… [ Keep reading ]