Brainstorm: Our community technology monthly Ezine with tech and security tips, education and dollar resources, success stories, and much more!
* Home Computer and Internet Security Basics (PDF). Also available in these other languages:
Amharic, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog & Vietnamese
* Facebook 101
* Fraud Protection
* LinkedIn 101
Other City of Seattle Community Technology Publications & Presentations
Comments filed with FCC concerning proposed Digital Literacy Program in Universal Service Reform proceedings, 2012. Filed by City of Seattle and Washington State Council on Digital Inclusion/ Communities Connect Network
Driving Broadband Adoption: How to implement cost effective programs in your community. E-natoa seminar, April 11, 2011
David Keyes' powerpoint
The Race and Social Justice Information Technology Project Management Checklist is a series of questions to be used to guide inclusive planning, design and product deployment for internl and external IT projects, both web and non-web related.
Jan 11, 2010 Austin Connects keynote: The faces of Community Technology David Keyes' Powerpoint
Dissertation by Ming-Chun Lee (pdf document), including an examination of Seattle's Technology Matching Fund, titled:"An Integrated Model of Community Technology:
An Asset-based Approach to Community-based Computer Learning"
Nov. 9, 2009 NATOA seminar
City community technology initiatives: Seattle (pdf), or Powerpoint
Defining Digital Inclusion (produced for the Communities Connect Network)
2009 Pacific Northwest Digital Inclusion Summit
CTCNet National Conference presentation on Communities Connect and advocacy strategy by David Keyes and Mike Crandall
Technology Matching Fund Evaluation
An evaluation report on the city's grant program for the first seven years. Looks at effectiveness of the city fund on individuals, organizations, and community capacity building. Executive Summary (pdf)
Complete evaluation report, including survey. (pdf)
Community Wireless: The Potential to Transform Nonprofit Service Delivery (powerpoint presentation) Presentation framing community wireless and how community/municipal wireless can change service delivery for nonprofits and how non-profits can influence the outcome. Also discussion of the City of Seattle wifi project. Presented along with the Community Partners' Portable Electronic Enrollment Project (PEEP), a wireless project providing health services. This was presented at the March 23, 2006 NTEN national non-profit technology conference. [Powerpoint download is 1.7 Mb]
Community Technology Overview powerpoint presentation Overview of community technology in the Puget Sound region and elsewhere with data on residential technology use. This was presented at the March 8, 2005 Building Bridges of Opportunity Community Technology Conference sponsored by the City of Seattle, PSACT and Microsoft. [Powerpoint download is 1.6 Mb]
Information Technology Indicators Project Reports: These present a set of measurements describing the state of information technology as it impacts the social, economic and
cultural health of Seattle. Reports include:
Sustainability of Community Technology Centers: The Department of Information Technology collaborated with the Environmental Health & Social Policy Center on this research project looking at the factors that influence the sustainability of community technology programs.
Senior Technology Literacy and Access Project: Recommendations for Project Options
Computer Power Learning System Learnerís Workbook & Tutorial Guide by Intergenerational Innovations.