by Eloise Lee
In East Palo Alto, we’ve realized that it’s not a case of ‘if you build it, they will come.’
Just because technology is in place doesn’t necessarily mean people will find value in it,” states Dr. Faye McNair-Knox, executive director of One East Palo Alto—an organizational member of the East Palo Alto Digital Village Program. “Working alongside groups who provide essential services to local residents has helped us to partner with individuals who have not participated to become familiar with the technology and develop their own value for it. You really have to build that whole base of value within a community for people to access technology.” Continue reading Digital Infrastructure, By the Community, For The Community
What is Network Neutrality?
Network Neutrality — or “Net Neutrality” for short — is the guiding principle that preserves a free and open Internet.
Put simply, Net Neutrality means no discrimination. Net Neutrality prevents Internet providers from speeding up or slowing down Web content based on its source, ownership or destination. Continue reading Net Neutrality 101