Category Archives: Small Business

Voices From the Lab: Bridging the Digital Divide Requires More Than Just Technology

Austin Free-Net’s ever-expanding reach has grown to a total of 168 computers in 26 sites around Austin, but simply providing technology to the community is only the beginning. To empower our clients to bridge the digital divide, we also rely … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: “It’s a blessing to be here.”

Linda always wanted to be a minister—she almost went to divinity school—but was never able to fulfill her goal. So she found a way to preach her beliefs in less-official but still expressive methods. “I make anything,” she says. “Magnets, … Continue reading

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Voices from the Lab: Time is of the essence in this business

Beverly considered herself someone who knew a lot about computers—she’s used them all her life—until she took basic computer classes at accredited Eastside University Village Community Learning Center (ESUVCLC). Even though she’s used computers in college, 33 years in management … Continue reading

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