Broadband

Resources/Interviews to Make Community Broadband More Successful

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Here’s a little light reading and easy listening. I’ve accumulating a huge amount of broadband lessons, stories and resources that can help you, your staff and your private and nonprofit partners. Over the holidays or down time in trains, planes, and automobiles, you might find some “catch-up time.” Enjoy.Community Broadband Snapshot ReportsThese qualitative analysis reports […]

Broadband

Community Networks | Internet Society

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If you believe that closing the digital divide is critical, community networks are something everyone can support. These are ‘do it yourself’ networks built by people for the people often with no technical expertise. Community Networks are something you can promote, donate to, or even build yourself.This page will get you started.Together we can help […]

Blockchain

Macro Blockchain #1: The End of Aggregation Theory – Token Economy

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NeighborSQUAD is researching how a Token Economy might help to jump start bringing in early adopters interested in forming Worker Owned Coops that would provide service and support for Community Owned Networks. Diminishing UX/Network Effects: New Token-Based Incentivizes for Early AdoptersBefore blockchains and the digital scarcity of tokens, it was difficult to attract early users to […]

Community Owned

The web is dying, but mesh networks could save it

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There are legitimately viable ways of preserving freedom on the web while taking the platform forward and keeping it competitive against proprietary alternatives from tech giants. But it can only happen if the web takes a courageous step towards its next level. If it stays in its current form, the web has little chance of […]

Community Owned

How to start a community network

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NYC Mesh has done many presentations that explain what we are doing. You can watch videos and see the slides here. Source: How to start a community network NeighborSQUAD is working with NYCmesh to create help and training materials. Let us know what you’d like to see created.