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The New 'Digital' Sanctuaries

What Happens to the Internet After a Disaster?

Marketplace Tech: Communicating in Disasters

Greta Byrum was featured in Marketplace Tech to discuss what happens to communications networks during natural disasters.

Talking Mesh Networks with Raul Enriquez and Mario Peart

Raul Enriquez appeared on Library Bytegeist, a podcast of the Metropolitan New York Library Council, to talk about the mesh networks set up

How New York's Businesses Are Preparing For The Next Sandy-Sized Storm

Greta Byrum was featured in a Fastcoexist article.

NYCEDC Announces Implementation Of Resiliency Tech-Program, RISE : NYC

Greta Byrum was quoted in NYCEDC press release about RISE : NYC.

Yesterday’s Internet Isn’t Good Enough for Tomorrow’s Cities

The Resilient Communities program was profiled in a Next City article.

Flooding the System: Climate Change Could Knock the Internet Offline

The goal isn't just to build more durable machines, according to Greta Byrum, director of the Resilient Communities Program.

Urban Resilience in the Age of Northeast Hurricanes

In addition to Ms. Rowe and Mr. Zarrilli, "Talking Resilience: NYC" featured presentations and discussions with Lisa Bova-Hiatt of the New Y

This Mesh We're In: Why Communities are Building an Internet That's More Local

A Fast Company article on mesh networks mentioned the Open Technology Institute's support for the mesh network in Red Hook, Brooklyn that wa

Audio Slide Show: Wireless Infrastructure

Communities without easy or affordable access to the internet are setting up their own wireless networks. In this audio slide show, Greta By

"Getting Connected: On Digital Stewards and community networking"

“The goal,” Byrum says, “is to design projects so they’re addressing multiple interlocking needs of the community,” from improving communica