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Networks for People 2000

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A forum to discuss the connections of people, information technology, and services transforming American life.

  • American Council of the Blind (ACB)
  • American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
  • Alliance for Public Technology
  • Association of Access Engineering Specialists
  • Benton Foundation
  • Center for Court Innovation
  • Center for Democracy and Technology
  • Center for Policy Research
       (State University of New York, Albany)
  • Children Now
  • The Children's Partnership
  • Cisco Networking Academy
  • Citizens for Media Literacy
  • Civic Education Project
  • Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
  • Council of Economic Advisors
  • Council on Competitiveness
  • Digital Divide (PBS)
  • Drug Court Technology
       (Fund for the City of New York)
  • Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • Every Block a Village
  • Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
  • George Mason University
  • HarlemLive
  • Hitachi Foundation
  • Independent Sector
  • Innonet
  • Institute for Learning Technologies
  • Internet Policy Institute
  • MIT Media Lab
  • Morino Institute
  • Mountain Area Information Network
  • Mountain Association for Community Economic Development
  • The Nation Institute
  • National African American Male Collaboration
  • National Center for Social Entrepreneurs
  • National Commission on Entrepreneurship
  • National Urban Technology Center
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Neighborhood Development/Family Transformation
       (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
  • Neighborhood Technology Resource Center
  • Net Consulting Group
  • North Light Software
  • Philadelphia Interactive Business Network
       (Philadelphia Enterprise Center)
  • The Progressive Technology Project
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • SEA Change
  • Second Harvest Food Bank Network
  • Social Venture Partners
  • Technology Works for Good
  • Telecommunications Act of 1996
  • Telecommunications & Information Policy Institute
       (University of Texas)
  • U.S. Telecommunications Training Institute
  • Venture Philanthropy Partners, Inc.
  • World Bank Institute

    References and Information:

  • Robert H'obbes' Zakon, Hobbes' Internet Timeline v5.1. Robert H. Zakon, "Internet Evangelist" for the MITRE Corporation, maintains an authoritative history of the major technical and personal milestones in the Internet's development.

  • The Community Connector: A Project of the University of Michigan School of Information Community Networking Initiative, established and maintained "to enhance, support, and increase awareness of digital community information resources and the emerging field of community networking."

  • The Information Society: An International Journal. Published by the University of Indiana since 1981, the journal is a key critical forum for "leading edge analysis of the impacts, policies, system concepts, and methodologies related to information technologies and changes in society and culture." Articles focus on "computers and telecommunications; the sites of social change include homelife, workplaces, schools, communities and diverse organizations, as well as new social forms in cyberspace."

  • Internet Foundations: Breaking Technology Bottlenecks. The Global Internet Project (GIP) — a voluntary, international organization of Internet software, hardware, and service providers and telecommunications industry CEOs and senior executives — identifies "a set of potentially crippling bottlenecks" and proposes "forward-looking recommendations on how to eliminate or minimize such barriers to sustainable Internet growth."

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