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A Failure Of Vision For Broadband Access

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My Rant About NY State Using Opportunity Funds To Bribe Broadband ISPs The NY state plan to grant the ISP mafia $500MM to "incentivize" them to raise speeds is a MASSIVELY FLAWED idea. https://t.co/mMLPekx9eK — Mike Caprio (@mik3cap) January 17, 2015 The NY state money would be best spent laying municipal fiber not bribing providers […]

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The 7 Deadly Sins That Kill Innovation In Your Organization

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This Is Not A Religious Screed Let me just get that out of the way right up front. I am not at all a religious person – but I have to say that I feel this metaphor will ring true for many who are even passingly familiar with the so-called tradition of “deadly sins”, which […]

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My Response To NYC’s CTO

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The Beta NYC civic hacking group met with New York City’s First Chief Technology Officer. She made it clear that the City’s IT policy, technology, data, leadership, and services need to accessible to all New Yorkers. She also posed two questions to the membership: What do you want to see from NYC’s CTO and the […]

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Environmental News For Greenpoint, Brooklyn Residents!

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I just received this email from friend and community activist Joanna Micek – I’m posting this email from her to follow up on her ask to spread the word about this important environmental improvement initiative that all Greenpoint residents should know about! Her email begins below:   Hi, For the past year, I’ve been a […]

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A Short Screenplay About Your Life

This Is Your Life And You Don’t Even Realize It [Cue Twilight Zone sounding music. FADE IN to a Rod Serling style NARRATOR standing in the foreground of a LIVING ROOM, lights dim. In the background, softly lit, is a woman sitting in a comfy chair, using a generic tablet or eReader looking device. Lights […]

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