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Gig.U webinar on December 15

Communities that are interested in how the national Gig.U broadband project might benefit them are invited to register for a free webinar to be held on December 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET).    Sign up for “The Innovation Imperative: how your community can lead the next… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle refutes journalism professor’s criticism on data accessibility

Public accessibility of police data is a concern for everyone and a priority for the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Department.  In 2010, almost all Seattle Police records were made available online to anyone with an Internet connection while at the same time safeguarding the privacy of crime… [ Keep reading ]

City partners with UW on fiber project

On November 14 Mayor Mike McGinn and University of Washington President Michael Young announced a partnership to solicit private proposals to provide high-speed fiber service to communities surrounding the UW campus. For the first time, Seattle will offer to lease access to its unused “dark fiber” to allow private companies… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB to meet on Nov. 15

The Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB) will meet Tuesday, November 15, 6-8 pm, at Seattle Municipal Tower, 27th floor conference room, at 700 Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle.  The agenda includes a discussion of the proposed Apps for Seattle Contest. We’ll be talking about goals, success metrics and… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB to hear from CenturyLink and Wave cable

The Citizens Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Committee (CTTAB) will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in room 2750 of Seattle Municipal Tower. On the agenda are representatives from CenturyLink who will discuss their broadband development in Seattle and their new low cost internet program for low income customers and representatives from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Citizens’ Telecom Tech Board meets at STAR Center

Seattle’s Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB) met last night at the STAR Center, an adaptive computer lab for people living with disabilities.

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 ]

Job Sector Survey available online

You can impact how governments make decisions on the local economy. Take the Job Sector Survey, the only comprehensive, on-the-ground assessment of conditions for employers in Seattle and the Puget Sound region.  The more Seattle businesses that participate, the richer the information gathered will be.  The Survey can be found… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle has new public access TV manager

  Seattle Community College District VI (SCCD) has been selected as the new designated access manager for Seattle public access television.  On July 1, 2011, the SCCD began broadcast of the public access television signal [channels Comcast 77 and Broadstripe 23].  They will also conduct all related public access television… [ Keep reading ]