Browsing articles tagged with " technology"
Sep
2
2010

Interview on Technlogy, Internet Adoption and How Minorities Can Take Advantage

Recently I was interviewed on WUF1080am. We talked about a few topics: Technology, Internet adoption, How we get more minorities to take advantage of broadband, and Net Neutrality. Turned into a great conversation. Give it a listen. Navarrow Wright on WUFO from Navarrow Wright on Vimeo. Related articles by Zemanta Navarrow Wright: Flipboard May Become the First Culturally Relevant Magazine (huffingtonpost.com) FCC asks for more feedback on net neutrality (macworld.com) 7 Ways to Save a […]

Aug
24
2010

Underrepresented

Surprised?  No.   Disappointed?  Yes. That’s how I feel after reading this report on Blackweb 2.0 that says only 1 percent of web start-ups are from African Americans. “Overall, African Americans are still underrepresented in both the tech and entrepreneurial sectors,” the story notes.   The research advised that “burgeoning black techpreneurs” might find a greater reception and investors for their ideas in New York’s Silicon Alley.  I have wrapped my career — and it has become my […]

Apr
20
2010

Reaching and Engaging Minorities Online

Click the image to watch the video from the event Yesterday I was invited to speak on a panel about this at the Politics Online Conference http://polc2010.com.   It was interesting to see the political world looking for ways to embrace the Internet.  There were vendors showing off online tools  and apps on Ipads. With sponsors like AOL and Microsoft I felt like i was at the Web 2.0 conference in San Fran but I was […]

Nov
6
2009

Only for the Plugged-In

Unfortunately, everything these days seems to be framed around politics and ideology, red or blue, left or right, R or D.   Some so-called pundits have already figured out the next wave of political fortunes — just based on the elections this week in New York, Virginia, and New Jersey – and what that will mean to proposed policies and ideas. Changing lives and creating hope, and embracing the full power of broadband access, should not […]

Oct
22
2009

Why I Decided to Start Blogging: Empowering Communities Through Enabling Technology

First let me start by saying that I’m not in politics or a policy maker. I am a technologist and have been involved in technology for over 15 years, and I can honestly say that technology has had a significant effect on my life. The birth of the Internet has granted opportunities and access to knowledge I would not have obtained otherwise. I have created companies out of the comfort of my home and connected […]

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