A City’s Data

The New York Times had a thought-provoking piece called Cities to Untangle Traffic Snarls, With Help From Alphabet Unit. The story noted that the Transportation Department announced the seven finalist Cities, including our neighbor San Francisco. Our own San Leandro, as most cities these days, are part of the evolution of what it means [...]

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Doing More with Less?

How does it work that we will do more with less? The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA, Dept. of Commerce) published a report noting that the Majority of Americans Use Multiple Internet-connected Devices, Data Shows. From their blog post (with several nice graphs), In just a two-year span, between 2011 and 2013, Americans significantly shifted [...]

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Call to Action: FCC proposal on Wi-Fi

The FCC needs to hear from you about their proposal to ban Wi-Fi router firmware modifications (ET Docket No. 15-170). This proposal is problematic from several angles—it negatively impacts security and bug fixing, privacy, innovation, and more. Specifically, this proposal would ban modifications to the radio systems in routers and many phones, tablets, laptops, [...]

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Free Wi-Fi Downtown

Remember that post from last March, in which the City Council approved funds for Wi-Fi downtown? It's here! Coverage is all around the Pelton Center and along Parrott St. between E. 14th St. and Washington Avenue. We're proud of the City for implementing this. Join us next Wednesday, 29 July, at 6pm when the service [...]

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