Topic: Technology

Event Date: 07/09/2020 - 11:00am

Join CoLab and anarchist activist Michael Loadenthal as we explore how we can develop strategies to counter repression in online spaces.

Event Date: 03/25/2020 - 7:00pm

COVID-19 data is all over the media and Facebook. How do you know what the data means? How can you use it to make decisions or plan? This webinar is for community workers, organizers, and anybody trying to figure out how to use data to stay safe in this moment.

Event Date: 02/05/2020 - 1:00pm

During this encore webinar you will receive an introduction to: how to shore up your internal digital security practices; free tools you can use to increase your communications privacy and security; RoadMap's upcoming Digital Security Technical Assistance Cohort

Event Date: 07/31/2019 - 2:00pm

In this workshop,

Posted on 12/6/18

"Technology can often replicate or reinforce capitalist structures. I see another way – a way to build equity and liberation into our digital infrastructure as we develop and use it for social change."

Event Date: 11/07/2017 (All day)

The Fiber for the New Economy: Economic Development Conference event from Broadband Communities Magazine may seem like a long way off, but November 7th is just around the corner!

Published July 2017

Community networks have a variety of models, from offering full retail services to dark fiber approaches. Each comes with its own strengths and weaknesses and will appeal differently to different communities. Below are some common approaches, though communities often tweak these models in various ways.

Published June 2016

The city of Ammon, Idaho is building the Internet network of the future. Households & businesses can instantly change Internet service providers using a specially-designed innovative portal. This 20 min. video highlights how the network is saving money, creating competition for broadband services, & creating powerful new public safety applications.

Published July 2015

Located at the foot of Mount Hood in Oregon, Sandy's municipally-owned full fiber network offers gig Internet service for under $60 to every resident in the city. City managers, frustrated that they couldn't even get a DSL line in to city hall started off by building their own wireless and DSL network, beginning in 2001.