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  • After-School Computer Clubs: A program in which school children brought parents and neighbors to their schools to see how students are using technology and to learn how to use the Internet themselves. [1999-2000]
  • Balancing Research and Practice: A Conference for Networking Infrastructure in Education Researchers and Practitioners. [April 3-5, 1997]
  • Bridging the Urban Landscape: Pittsburgh history neighborhood by neighborhood, illustrated with photographs from the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. [October, 1994 - March, 1995]
  • Charter School Technology Surveys: A study of technology needs for charter schools in Pittsburgh. [Fall, 1999]
  • Common Knowledge: Pittsburgh: The school networking project that brought Internet connectivity to the Pittsburgh Public Schools. [1991-1995]
  • Digital Resumes: A multi-media Web site for students seeking summer jobs in Pittsburgh.
  • HealthNet: The establishment of health information resources for use at sites obtaining high-speed connections to the Internet.
  • KIDSPHERE: A school networking mailing list. [1989-1997]
  • Manchester Community Access Network: Planning broadband connectivity for Pittsburgh's Manchester neighborhood.
  • Networking Readiness Workshop: A conference for school districts in Southwestern Pennsylvania to learn about progress in school networking, the elements for success, possible barriers, information sources and funding opportunities. [June 30, 1997]
  • Oral Histories: Interviews with residents of the Pennsylvania Bidwell High Rise in Pittsburgh's Manchester Neighborhood. [January - July, 1999]
  • Sustainable Silicon Valley: An online exercise in issue-scoping, where Silicon Valley businesses worked with the California Environmental Protection Agency to select projects on which to focus near-term resources.
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