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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.

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?”

City of Seattle Celebrates One Web Day and Digital Inclusion

City of Seattle research has found that even in “high tech” urban areas like Seattle, there is still a significant and troubling digital divide in access and opportunity. On September 22d, One Web Day, we joined with Neighborhood House, Reclaim the Media and Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG) to… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer for our Get Online! event

On Thursday, November 18, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, many computer learning centers in Central and South Seattle will be hosting events to help community members Get Online! There will be activities and demonstrations on many topics, including: social networking, posting/viewing photos online, paying bills online, using email, accessing… [ Keep reading ]

Public Computing BTOP grant awarded

The Communities Connect Network (CCN)/EdLab Group has been awarded a $4.1 million public computing center grant from the Department of Commerce NTIA Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP), as part of the federal stimulus funding. Residents in Seattle and across Washington State will benefit from today’s joint announcement by the Department… [ Keep reading ]