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Baltimore students, national activists call on Comcast, FCC to expand Wi-Fi access

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Baltimore students, national activists call on Comcast, FCC to expand Wi-Fi access

Baltimore's Students Organizing a Multicultural & Open Society (SOMOS) joined education leaders from across the nation to tell stories about the need for high-speed broadband internet for all students so they can participate in virtual learning and the consequences of the digital divide.
BIW is going virtual in 2020. The Innovation Celebration is Oct. 9

Sep. 23, 2020 4:12 pm

BIW is going virtual in 2020. The Innovation Celebration is Oct. 9

The daylong event has panels, networking, awards and trivia — all focused on how the community responded to a challenging year.
Here’s how the Baltimore Robotics Center is rebooting competitions this fall

Sep. 21, 2020 11:35 am

Here’s how the Baltimore Robotics Center is rebooting competitions this fall

The Baltimore Robotics Center is not giving up on robotics competitions during the pandemic, and is figuring out ways to keep providing opportunity to students.
Technologists and nonprofits united to provide laptops for a Baltimore elementary school

Sep. 16, 2020 4:10 pm

Technologists and nonprofits united to provide laptops for a Baltimore elementary school

The Baltimore Robotics Center in collaboration with Nyla Technology Solutions purchased 64 Chromebooks for Collington Square Elementary School through PCs for People. A new remote school year is bringing a new push for digital access.
Maryland’s commerce department is seeking nominations for ‘Future 20’ companies

Sep. 14, 2020 11:44 am

Maryland’s commerce department is seeking nominations for ‘Future 20’ companies

Plus, we catch up with Allyson Redpath, the department's entrepreneurship director, about her first year in the new role.
AddVenture helped Baltimore-area student entrepreneurs work on their startups this summer

Sep. 8, 2020 1:37 pm

AddVenture helped Baltimore-area student entrepreneurs work on their startups this summer

The pre-accelerator program, which was created by university entrepreneurship leaders in response to the pandemic, drew startups from 14 institutions. Leaders created a custom curriculum and virtual programming.
3 takeaways from the Baltimore City Council’s hearing on tech access and education

Aug. 31, 2020 1:46 pm

3 takeaways from the Baltimore City Council’s hearing on tech access and education

The Council's education and youth committee met August 27 to talk with leaders from Comcast, Baltimore city public schools and community stakeholders about digital access for students and the school district's plans for internet connectivity this coming school year.
DEWALT tech is helping Baltimore Community ToolBank keep COVID-19 response safe

Aug. 27, 2020 6:11 pm

DEWALT tech is helping Baltimore Community ToolBank keep COVID-19 response safe

It shows a prominent Baltimore corporate citizen working with a community nonprofit, and bringing an extra layer of safety in the pandemic.
Watch: Youth editors from CHARM lit mag discuss the Black Lives Matter movement

Aug. 25, 2020 3:02 pm

Watch: Youth editors from CHARM lit mag discuss the Black Lives Matter movement

CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth launched a Q&A series for artists on Instagram Live, in collaboration with Technical.ly Baltimore Report for America fellow Donte Kirby.
Colleges are experimenting with new technology. At University System of Maryland, that means virtual labs

Aug. 20, 2020 12:39 pm

Colleges are experimenting with new technology. At University System of Maryland, that means virtual labs

USM signed a partnership with Labster that will give students at a dozen universities access to the platform.

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