Come learn how the medical industry is embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to treat patients remotely. No registration needed. Free event, meet through Zoom. Hosted by Senior Planet from AARP. Click here for more information.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 4 2015 - 11:56am
After dozens of local leaders donated time and ideas to launch ConnectHome and bring high-speed Internet to low-income families, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor laid out the long odds and the tall challenge ahead. A child born in a poor census tract today "has less than a 1-in-20 chance of escaping poverty," Taylor told the group.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 5 2015 - 6:09pm
Google Fiber’s vow to install 4,000 miles of gigabit fiber optic cable in San Antonio over the next two years means those who can already afford broadband Internet will be able to purchase it at blazingly faster speeds. A typical home or small business connection could go from 10 Megabits per second to as much as 1,000 Megabits per second.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2015 - 2:47pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead San Antonio’s heritage extends long before the Spanish Missions
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19 2015 - 10:23pm
About 275,000 families in the U.S., including more than 6,000 in San Antonio, will get free high-speed home Internet under ConnectHome, a demonstration project announced July 15 by President Barack Obama and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. “America’s challenge in this 21st century is to remain the world’s undisputed land of opportunity," said Castro. "By expanding broadband adoption, ConnectHome will provide more Americans with the same high-speed access to knowledge and opportunity that millions of people already enjoy.”
Written by Clayton Price on Jan 29 2014 - 10:42am
REPLAY the VIDEO from a panel discussion at Geekdom on the future of broadband Internet in San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 19 2012 - 9:22am
You know that annoying "SOPA" Internet protest on Jan. 18 that blacked out everything from Wikipedia to LOLCats?Why should you care?The so-called "Stop Internet Piracy Act" is about as close to your life as the screen where you're reading this article.As written, SOPA could let someone try to blacklist NOWCastSA for daring to webcast the part of a Fiesta parade where the high school band plays "Seventy-six Trombones."