Tag: chicago broadband challenge

Building A Better Chicago Through Broadband Research

Building A Better Chicago Through Broadband Research
“Broadband” (in tech terms) refers to the ability to receive multiple signals and processes electronically. For many Chicago communities in light of the recent broadband challenge, it means the difference between growth and development…and staying technologically stagnant. Thankfully, this Thursday will bring the Illinois Broadband Research Conference, a one-day event that is free to the... Read more »

DexCon - Driving Digital Excellence In Chicago's Neighborhoods

DexCon - Driving Digital Excellence In Chicago's Neighborhoods
Driving digital excellence and literacy in the Chicago area is a key undertaking for many groups. I’m fortunate to be part of one of them – another is the Chicago Digital Access alliance. Thankfully, they’re going to be putting on an event on November 10th, and this is a great opportunity for community-minded people, neighborhood... Read more »

A Marathon of Socially Conscious Events This Week

A Marathon of Socially Conscious Events This Week
Although I spoke a little bit about some of this past week’s events (including one tomorrow), I thought I would end this not-quite-a-three-day-weekend with some information about upcoming events focusing on tech and the social good….because, quite honestly, this might allow you to run your own mini-marathon of activity. The Chicago chapter of the Social... Read more »
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Building Better Communities Through Broadband

Building Better Communities Through Broadband
You’ve probably read the news – Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has announced the Chicago Broadband Challenge, encouraging citizens to get involved in helping establish city-wide online access, and you probably have one question on your minds…. Why should I bother – or care? Here’s the reason why – the Chicago Broadband Challenge is a really great... Read more »