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The Haiti Rural Broadband Connectivity Program

August 25, 2011

Hey, the craigslist charitable fund and I are helping build networks in a number of places to help give the voiceless a voice, that is, to give people a break. A lot of this is with Inveneo, a team in SF who's really good at getting serious bandwidth where's that's hard to do, like in… Read more »

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The Veterans Resource Center, new, in San Francisco

August 23, 2011

It's a big deal to support vets on a national level, which motivates all the related guest blogging and support for the good working happening at the Dept of Veterans Affairs. However, local support, from the bottom up, is a big deal, that's the deal with the new Veterans Resource Center: The San Francisco Veterans'… Read more »

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gig.u – higher speed Net around universities for jobs and innovation

August 1, 2011

Hey, gig.u is an effort to get high speed Internet connectivity to the communities around university centers. The deal is that, in practice, it attracts startup companies in such areas, creating jobs, sometimes growing into large companies with even more jobs. Think about about all the small startups in Silicon Valley, which has a collection… Read more »

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Vivek Kundra, a public servant who gets stuff done

June 20, 2011

Vivek is leaving his position as Chief Information Officer, CIO, of the whole USA after making major contributions to the country. The deal is that it's hard to get stuff done in Washington, with lots of entrenched interests, and sometimes projects that don't get done, or worse, get done, and make things worse. Vivek both… Read more »

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Networking vocational schools in the West Bank, and more

June 7, 2011

Well, I figure one of the best things you can do for others is to give them a voice and help them get jobs. From first hand experience, getting Internet connectivity in schools and community centers gets the job done. Well, last week it was formally announced that I've joined the US Partners for a… Read more »

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Tenderloin Technology Lab, newly refurbished

May 25, 2011

"The Tenderloin Technology Lab (TTL), a partnership between St. Anthony Foundation and San Francisco Network Ministries, unveiled a newly refurbished technology lab yesterday. In addition, the event celebrated a decade long partnership between the University of San Francisco (USF) and the Tenderloin Technology Lab in their efforts to narrow the digital divide. The TTL serves… Read more »

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