Welcome to the Fall 2018 edition of Let’s Talk Broadband! Did you know that an estimated 13 million Californians are unconnected or underconnected to the Internet at home? As school gets into full swing, please read our story of Oakland High School sophomore Jesus Toscano. Jesus’s family learned about discount Internet service through Tech … Continue reading CETF: Let’s Talk Broadband!
I have been a promoter of the Maker Movement ever since Maker Magazine was launched in January 2005. I like to build stuff and in the 1960s and early 1970s was a Heath Kit client, making electronic test equipment, shortwave radio, and a color TV set. And, when the integrated circuit chips with embedded processor … Continue reading Mini-Makers Faire
The Sac Bee is running a series called the Influencers, and I signed up to participate. A recent question was: “What should we ask our Influencers about education?” My response was “How do we prepare students to work in the Age of Intelligent Machines.” One of the 5G application often referenced in studies is the … Continue reading How do we Prepare Students to Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines?
Across the country, red tape has blocked 750,000 students from access to high speed internet, according to EducationSuperHighway. In Montana alone, 45,000 students live with limited connectivity. "I visited Woodman School and know that the need is there," said Governor Bullock in a statement to WIRED. "Red tape stands in the way of closing the … Continue reading Wired: FCC Delays Are Keeping Broadband From Rural School Kids