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Self-publishing Cover Shenanigans

This is a post about self-publishing, and why Maker Space has been available since March in ebook form but took until Thursday to finally become available as an actual book… 1,216 more words

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Opportunity for IT-inclined youth in Twin Cities: Comcast Digital Connectors

I would like this idea even more if youth from all over the state could participate. It sounds like a great opportunity for kids around Minneapolis and St Paul to learn more about technology by becoming tech tutors and supporters. 137 more words


Cook County Helps Close Digital Divide for Low-Income Families



Closing the digital divide means giving more people access to the internet and Comcast has already done that through a 2011 program, but the company wanted to do more. 654 more words


A Chat with a Woman from the Internet

Nnenna Nwakanma is from the ‘Internet’. She has deep professional experience in ICT and Development field; having worked with the African Development Bank (AfDB), Helen Keller Foundation (HKF), the Global Digital Solidarity Fund (DSF), the Diplomacy Institute and the African Information Society Initiative (AISI). 870 more words


Two-thirds of Americans can access 100 Mbps broadband

According to a recent blog post from the NTIA (National Telecommunications & Information Administration)…

Considering wireline and wireless technologies together, the slowest broadband speeds are nearly ubiquitously available, and access to very fast broadband (over 100 Mbps) has now reached two-thirds of Americans.

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The UnSmartphone Chronicles, Week 1, with bonus readalong update

I finished the second installment of David Peace’s Red Riding quartet, Nineteen Seventy-Seven, this week. It became quite gripping plotwise in the last third, with the two narrators meeting and working out various puzzles. 1,255 more words


A small mistake but telling in what it reveals

Labour, like most parties, is making use of social media this election. David Cunliffe, the current Labour Party leader, has a fairly strong Facebook presence and when he posts there is a coterie of fans who lap up his comments. 235 more words