Computer Skills Give Senior Fashion Icon Whole New Audience
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Computer Skills Give Senior Fashion Icon Whole New Audience

(Reposted from SF Tech Council) January 17, 1017 by Judy Goddess It all started with a woman. Several years ago, a tourist from Australia asked Robert Boyd if she could post his photo on her Facebook account.  Boyd makes a point of looking good.   When he leaves the house, he’s stylin’.   “If you feel good, you … Continue reading

How to make devices easier to use
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How to make devices easier to use

Our friends at Community Technology Network recently blogged about different ways devices can be configured to make them easier to use. Author Adam Lui highlights how important it is for seniors to be able to confidently use their devices and features 5 great tips/tricks that are sure to be helpful for users of all ages. These include: … Continue reading

Comcast, Internet Essentials & Bridging the Digital Divide
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Comcast, Internet Essentials & Bridging the Digital Divide

Comcast recently announced Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, has connected 750,000 households to home Internet. That’s 3 million Americans that now have access to online banking, healthcare, job postings, and educational resources in their home. As Internet Essentials partners, we are excited to be a part of this milestone. … Continue reading

SF Connected Receives the NATOA Award for Community Broadband Digital Equity Project of the Year!
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SF Connected Receives the NATOA Award for Community Broadband Digital Equity Project of the Year!

On August 1st, 2016, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Board of Directors announced the recipients of NATOA’s 2016 Community Broadband Awards. Since 2007, NATOA has been recognizing exceptional leaders and innovative programs that champion community interests in broadband deployment and adoption in local communities nationwide. Recipients will receive their awards at … Continue reading

Community Technology Network, Volunteers from Startups, & San Francisco Seniors
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Community Technology Network, Volunteers from Startups, & San Francisco Seniors

On June 24, 2016, our friends at Community Technology Network facilitated a Tech Teach-In at the North Beach library. Through this event, seven seniors from Next Village SF were partnered with seven volunteers from Startups Give Back. The volunteers worked closely with the seniors and provided assistance with mobile devices and laptops. To read the entire blog post from CTN, click here. Continue reading

Thank You Volunteers!
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Thank You Volunteers!

Last month, our friends at Community Technology Network  got together to celebrate an outstanding year of service for 2015. Highlights of their 2015 achievements include: tutoring at 22 locations having 130 active tutors 2453 shifts worked 6,090 tutoring hours 11,373 learner connections Special recognition was given to the following individuals: Randy Lee (Aquatic Park) – “Most … Continue reading