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The Second Machine Age

The Second Machine Age Doug Dawson, CCG Connsulting …this book is basically an affirmation of the idea that the exponential improvements in computer technology – chip speeds, memory, download speeds, size of components – is going to soon change the world in drastic ways. READ THE FULL STORY  

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Broadband and Mobile Devices in Minnesota Education

Broadband and Mobile Devices in Minnesota Education Connect Minnesota Broadband and mobile technologies open up a world of opportunities for students and educators. Teachers can take lessons beyond the classroom walls, and students can use laptop or tablet computers to learn from anywhere they can access the Internet. Because of the opportunities that broadband-connected devices […]

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The Technology Revolution in Health Care

The Technology Revolution in Health Care Doug Dawson, CCG Consulting I’ve always kept an eye on how technology is improving health care. I think like a lot of baby boomers, I want to stay healthy and vigorous for as long as possible. READ THE FULL STORY

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Catching up with the RS Fiber Coop in Minnesota

Catching up with the RS Fiber Coop in Minnesota Community Broadband Networks Initiative, Christopher Mitchell Today, we interview Coop Vice-Chair Cindy Gerholz and Winthrop Town Manager Mark Erickson to get an update on the fiber-to-the-farm project. The Renville-Sibley Fiber project has transitioned from a municipal project to a cooperative. Local towns and a sizeable majority […]

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How will Minnesota address rural broadband disparities?

How will Minnesota address rural broadband disparities? MPR News, The Daily Circuit If you live in the Twin Cities, you may take your broadband Internet access for granted. Statewide, about three-quarters of households have access to the Internet at speeds the state considers adequate.  But in some rural parts of the state, it’s harder to come by. […]