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A $10 million project to bring broadband to rural areas of Lancaster County is underway, thanks to federal stimulus dollars earmarked by Lancaster County commissioners for the project.
From executives to professors, staff at UNL see enormous innovative potential, complications for their own work and the possibility of negative long-term effects as they contemplate the inevitable roles of AI chatbots.
Almost two months after the FCC released its new broadband map, state governments have submitted “bulk challenges” as part of a requirement to receive BEAD funding.
Plus, local leaders in Phoenix have teamed up to tackle digital equity in the region, registration is now open for the NDIA's annual Net Inclusion event, some stakeholders want more time on the FCC map process, and more.
Plus, New Mexico directs $36.8 million in grants through an Internet expansion pilot program, Nebraska nets $5.6 million in federal awards for boosting broadband, a report details Chicago digital divide progress, and more.
At the NASCIO Annual Conference in Louisville, Nebraska Chief Information Officer Ed Toner outlined how his state is approaching identity management, envisioning easy resident access to online services.
A privacy act limits how long law enforcement can retain images captured by plate readers, which take photos of plates, store the data for up to six months and have been touted as a game-changing crime-solving tool.
Plus, Texas creates a new division that will oversee the Broadband Development Office, the federal government has awarded nearly $7.7 million to tribal groups developing community broadband plans, and more.
CIO, Nebraska
CIO Ed Toner talks about how the state is taking stock of applications now that consolidation is out of the way.