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The Hidden Network: Digital Inclusion Superconnectors

Digital Inclusion is a program area shared by several otherwise highly disparate organizations - from housing authorities, to banking institutions, from healthcare institutions to workforce agencies - all these significantly different organizations all share an interest in ensuring that those they serve have basic computer literacy.

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The Internet of Things, and the Reality of Access

One of the most talked-about city initiatives at the moment is the “Internet of Things” collaboration between Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University.  The project is both timely, and offers a variety of potential benefits to the city. But the question remains: with so many Cleveland residents still struggling without basic regular internet access, will this initiative address this digital gap, or will underprivileged communities continue to be left out of the city’s march towards digital progress?

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