Mapping Globalization: A Conversation between a Filmmaker and a Cartographer

December 30, 2009

Talking with cartographer Sebastien Caquard about maps, films, globalization and representation.

Better Broadband Toolkit

January 2, 2009

A series of educational plain-language tools on building broadband networks for community groups and city management.


Is it Good to Share? A Case Study of FON and Meraki Approaches to Broadband

January 2, 2009

When individuals share their internet connections with others in their communities, how good is that access?


Broadband Atlas Design

January 2, 2009

To build the best high-speed internet networks it is important to understand the location of existing infrastructure; the types and locations of various local broadband providers; the availability, quality and capacity of broadband service; and the types of technology used. Mapping these elements can help.

User Benefits of Broadband Networks

January 2, 2009

Developing an assessment tool to evaluate the benefits of broadband networks to their users.

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Usability of Outdoor Wireless Networks

January 2, 2009

A study of the usability factors related to devices (laptops, internet tablets, phones, etc.), the environment (weather, availability of appropriate seating and power outlets, etc.), and wireless technology (speed, reliability, etc.) for outdoor wi-fi networks.