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The Digital Divide is Growing (Thanks AT&T)

Published on February 18, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Most people know, I’m a strong advocate for bridging the digital divide.  That’s why I work with great organizations like Connecting For Good that help make sure everyone has equal access to technology.  While there are problems in Kansas City and Lawrence, this report shows AT&T is making it worse. What that link states is things […]

One reason you can’t get your laptop on a wireless network

Published on September 9, 2013 By dgreenbaum

“My laptop can’t get on the Internet” is a common complaint we get at DoctorDave Computer Repair in Lawrence, Kansas and one of the first questions we ask if the customer is if they are sure the wireless is on. Many times they don’t know, so we’ll ask them to test it at a coffee […]

Why many schemes to protect kids on the Internet backfire

Published on May 26, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Wow. Just Wow. That was my response to this story about a child drugging their parents in order to get her internet privileges back. Restricting and monitoring children’s use of the Internet is a question we often get. Fortunately on a Mac, parental controls are built into OS X and I’m a big fan of […]

You may be paying too much for your internet service

Published on March 24, 2013 By dgreenbaum

“You may be paying too much for your internet service” seems like a marketing ploy for the latest offering from Knology, Time-Warner, Cox or AT&T but for many of us it’s really true. Here are the most common problems we see in the field. First, if you are renting your cable modem, it’s time to […]

City Commission elections, small business, and Lawrence municipal broadband

Published on March 18, 2013 By dgreenbaum

A few weeks ago, I received the following invitation: On behalf of the City of Lawrence, I wish to invite you to an important meeting to be held on Thursday concerning current technology infrastructure in Lawrence and your current and future technology needs related to broadband access. The City of Lawrence has engaged CTC Technology […]

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