You Are the Access Point

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Prepared for NTEN's Online Conference and advocating that nonprofit organizations transform the way their communities engage with information.

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You Are the Access Point

  1. 1. You Are The Access Point
  2. 2. I want to convince you of something.
  3. 3. You must transform the way your community engages with information.
  4. 4. It’s about two things: access and context.
  5. 5. 1. Access.
  6. 6. 56% wireless Laptops, cell phones, MP3 players, game consoles Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx
  7. 7. 19% mobile phone Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx
  8. 8. Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Static-Pages/Trend-Data/Whos-Online.aspx
  9. 9. 37% do not have broadband in the home Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/10-Home-Broadband-Adoption-2009.aspx
  10. 10. You must provide additional access.
  11. 11. Source: http://broadband.gov/
  12. 12. Source: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants/applications/search.cfm/
  13. 13. 2. Context.
  14. 14. Source: http://www.datamasher.org/
  15. 15. Source: http://www.thisweknow.org/l/MI/Detroit
  16. 16. 140 characters Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx
  17. 17. Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Static-Pages/Trend-Data/Whos-Online.aspx
  18. 18. 56% wireless Laptops, cell phones, MP3 players, game consoles Source: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx
  19. 19. You must provide context.
  20. 20. Participate by sharing your data.
  21. 21. Engage in the conversations relevant to your community.
  22. 23. <ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Please! Contact me: <ul><li>Marnie Webb </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Work: http://www.techsoupglobal.org </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @webb </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: extension337 </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: http://ext337.org </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/ext337 </li></ul>
  24. 25. Resources <ul><li>Pew Internet and American Life Project provides a mother lode of research, data and trend analysis </li></ul><ul><li>A Collection of Social Network Stats for 2009 regularly updated by Jeremiah Owyang </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband.gov creating a National Broadband plan </li></ul>
  25. 26. Colophon <ul><li>Heroes by videoplaceboisnot http://www.flickr.com/photos/videoplacebo/2476230102/ </li></ul>
  26. 27. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

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