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In this issue: 1. Explorit gets wirelessed; 2. Heartbleed; 3. Citywide broadband fiber; 4. Ad-free email + community support; 5. Davis Roots offers programming class; 6. District Dollars updated; 7. Classes
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We really appreciate Jeff Tolentino for volunteering to share his experiences working on a campaign to raise $12,000 for the Sacramento Taiko Dan using Kickstarter, a website for online fundrasing. The presentation covers useful concepts about 1) planning and development, 2) donor outreach, and 3) campaign management.
A big "thank you" to Steve McMahon for volunteering his expertise and time to offer a free class on "Cutting the Cable, Updated" which talks about the latest technology, like Google Chromecast, that allows one to watch everything from new-release movies to network shows to city-council meetings without dishing out for the dish or cable.
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.