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Don’t miss Brainstorm this month

Join the City of Seattle and Seattle’s computer labs to “Get Online” October 3 through 8 for a week’s worth of workshops, classes and open houses on how technology and the Internet can work for you. Find out how in this month’s community tech ezine, Brainstorm. If you have Broadstripe cable… [ Keep reading ]

Grant available to engage communities & neighborhoods using online technology!

Background The Online Boost Project was developed in response to what we learned from the Seattle Communities Online assessment and presentations at Neighborhood District Council and community group meetings. Neighborhood groups want to build their capacity to do effective outreach online, maintain their content, foster online engagement and use City… [ Keep reading ]

City issues RFP for public access TV provider

The City of Seattle is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to operate the City of Seattle’s Public Access Cable Television Channel and to provide related community digital media production services. Please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) posted at http://www.seattle.gov/doit/vendor.htm. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 15, 2011, at… [ Keep reading ]

South Park “Pimp my blog” and calendar

A new calendar and resource directory for the South Park neighborhood site was built during a Seattle data camp and they integrate with the Seattle.gov city calendar and Socrata open data platform.

Code for America: Fellows are gone, but still working hard

Our three Code for America fellows finished up their on-the-ground research here in Seattle and are settling back in at CfA’s San Francisco headquarters.  During the month of February, Chach Sikes, Alan Palazzolo, and Anna Bloom  completed over 60 interviews with civic leaders, City staff, and community members.  They worked… [ Keep reading ]

Slow Broadband for Low Income, Map Doesn’t Tell Full Story

The federal broadband map is a start at showing broad gaps in coverage, but is far from telling the story of real speed, cost, actual service availability and upload capacity. A study published by the The Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University School of Communications raises a significant issues of “Do Low-Income Households Get Slow Broadband by Design?”

My.Seattle.Gov for City business

New site makes it easier to do business with the City of Seattle. Personalize your site at My.Seattle.Gov.

Online survey: future of public access in Seattle

Please share your vision, opinions and suggestions on the future of public access television in Seattle.  An online survey and questionnaire are available until January 21, 2011, at http://www.seattle.gov/cable/publicaccesstv.htm Thank you for participating!

Twitter releases “10 Most Powerful Tweets of 2010”

Yesterday, Twitter released its list of the ten most powerful tweets of 2010.  The chosen tweets, according to the Twitter Blog, “represent the dynamic ways that people use Twitter in the political world, for disaster relief, and to add commentary to news events, sports and entertainment.” Some might wonder how… [ Keep reading ]