Community networks: lessons from Blacksburg, Virginia by Andrew Michael Cohill, Andrea L. Kavanaugh

By Andrew Michael Cohill, Andrea L. Kavanaugh

Offered during this paintings is the five-year evolution of the Blacksburg digital Village - the enterprise that associated the electorate of Blacksburg, Virginia, to one another and to the remainder of the realm, completely during the web. It addresses the social, financial, technical and academic influence of dwelling in a "connected town", in accordance with community-wide surveys, concentration teams and data-logging efforts. It additionally describes the basic elements of a neighborhood community, and provides worthy recommendation on designing and constructing an digital neighborhood.

Show description

Read Online or Download Community networks: lessons from Blacksburg, Virginia PDF

Best protocols & apis books

Deploying Secure 802.11 Wireless Networks with Microsoft Windows

Get in-depth technical assistance to aid maximize defense for instant networking infrastructures for desktops operating home windows XP, home windows Server 2003, or home windows 2000. The publication completely info tips on how to enforce IEEE 802. 11b instant LAN networking and its comparable authentication applied sciences for a home windows setting.

Virtualization For Dummies

Virtualization has turn into a “megatrend”—and for stable cause. enforcing virtualization permits extra effective usage of community server potential, less complicated garage management, decreased power expenditures, and higher use of company capital. In different phrases: virtualization is helping you get monetary savings, strength, and area.

Professional Microsoft Sharepoint 2007 Workflow Programming

Expert Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Workflow Programming . SharePoint 2007 presents both
workflow and task builders with wealthy workflow programming amenities, which permit them to
implement and install their very own customized SharePoint workflows and activities.
This publication offers various specified step - by way of - step recipes for constructing and deploying SharePoint
workflows and actions, and various genuine - global examples during which those recipes are used. This book
uses an method according to research of specified code and in - intensity technical discussions that will help you gain
the talents, wisdom, and adventure you must advance and set up your individual customized SharePoint
workflows and activities.

Introduction to Networking with Network+

Advent to Networking with community + is the cornerstone for  your networking curriculum. it really is equipped round the new  Network+ 2012 framework. it really is dependent upon the CompTIA  Network+ certification and covers the newest examination  objectives.   Are you bored with books that conceal new applied sciences and examination  topics in a fleeting type, and are slowed down with legacy  technology assurance that's now out-dated?

Extra info for Community networks: lessons from Blacksburg, Virginia

Sample text

No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. All terms mentioned in this book that are known to be trademarks or service marks have been appropriately capitalized. Artech House cannot attest to the accuracy of this information. Use of a term in this book should not be regarded as affecting the validity of any trademark or service mark.

This chapter discusses the strategies used to help people become accustomed to publishing and using online information. Chapter 12: "Building an Online History Database" by Will Schmidt and Andrew Cohill is the story of the development of a Web-based information tool designed to record the history of an entire community, where everyone in that community is connected and can be an author who contributes either personal or communal accounts of local events. Chapter 13: "Success Factors of the Blacksburg Electronic Village" was written by Andrew Cohill, the current director of the project.

Other possible government roles include the electronic equivalent of postmarks and providing secure repositories for online legal documents. Education With respect to education, we seem to have a national defect of assuming that bigger is better, what I call the atomic bomb approach to solving problems. Americans do not like to take the time to focus on the real problem and then follow through. We prefer to fly over-the problem at 50,000 feet and drop an atomic bomb on it. That way, we do not really have to meet or talk to the people below whose lives will be inevitably changed; we can fly home quickly without any muss or fuss.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 11 votes