An evolving role for the public library

The role of the public library in our communities is undergoing rapid change. We still find shelves filled with books there, but the underlying mission of the library goes beyond providing a place for reading. Libraries are about the connection of people to knowledge and experiences to which they might not have access if left […]

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How broad is the gap in broadband…

I recently received notice of an interesting article through my colleagues at LinkWISCONSIN, a statewide initiative to promote the availability and sustainable adoption of broadband internet access, through the Wisconsin Public Service Commission.  The article highlights a system in Chattanooga, Tennessee, against the backdrop of our situation in Wisconsin around internet access.  http://bit.ly/z8Lm8N I can only imagine…

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Connecting communities

What role does connectivity play in creating sustainable communities? Can we build sustainable communities without connecting them to the wider world?

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