Davis Community Network is a nonprofit organization that provides internet-related services and support to local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, schools and individuals. We’re putting the power of the internet in the hands of people and organizations to connect, engage, and build a stronger community.
DCN is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit education and community service organization, founded in 1993. DCN is dedicated to helping local people take advantage of and benefit from the new information and communication technologies and services associated with the Internet and media convergence.
What does that even mean? In no small way, lots of new household devices could have a small computer, which provides Internet connections to these normal everyday things. Some you can think of right away would be VOIP phones and IP cameras. Rob Nickerson, CEO and Internet Engineer from a local ISP will present others, and some good things to be aware of regarding these devices as they enter your home. We will also play with some web tools you can use to explore and connect to these devices. Free and open to the public. Thur., 5/28/2015, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Davis Makerspace. Register now!
In this issue: 1) Classes; 2) Gigabit Fiber for Davis; 3) FCC Title II broadband reclassification
Looking for friendly, low-cost, ad-free email service? DCN teams with Omsoft to offer secure, private “you”@dcn.org email accounts for $2 per month or $20 per year. No one at DCN or Omsoft is scanning your messages so that we can show you ads (we don’t show ads). Technical advice and services are available here in Davis. Moreover, the $20 you pay helps support the free services DCN offers local nonprofits — the websites, web tools and classes
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A shared community calendar, maintained by the crowd, can help keep Davis groups from competing for the same audiences on the same nights. Here’s how. By Bill Buchanan.