Women in IT presentation: Gem Barrett - Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow At Open Technology Institute

For the first few years of her career, developer Gem Barrett – a Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow at Open Technology Institute - worked alone as

OTI-WIFU Reply Comments Defending "Use It or Share It" Rules For TV White Spaces

OTI and Public Knowledge submitted reply comments to the FCC on Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum...

The future of civic technology

The story of Mass Tech’s Innovation Institute suggests that the divide between “government” and “civil society” is smaller than some expect.

The Case for a Cyber Red Cross

But these national groups must collaborate to address cyber threats whose effects spill across international borders, William Harvey, lead f

It Takes a Village: The Rise of Community-Driven Infrastructure

Thinking local—and integrating social engagement into systems planning—means reimagining infrastructure as we know it.

Love Your CSA? Then You Should Embrace Community-Supported Broadband.

Could “community-supported broadband” work for the communications industry the same way that CSAs works for agribusiness?

Wireless organizing in Detroit: Churches as networked sites in under–resourced urban areas

Access to the Internet is a vital resource in low supply in low–income urban communities in the U.S.

Defining and Measuring Meaningful Broadband Adoption

Greta Byrum and Seeta Peña Gangadharan published an article in the International Journalism of Communication on broadband adoption.

Defining and Measuring Meaningful Broadband Adoption

In many communities, major swaths of the population remain off the digital grid and unable to partake in broadband’s many benefits.