Every week we like to look back at everything we have read to bring you more information about the digital divide, digital inclusion and technology trends from around the web. Today on The Weekly Plug we spotlight a recent technology donor, Apple Inc’s failed gaming console from the mid-90’s and how states and cities wheel in technology for underserved communities in this edition of The Weekly Plug.
Rediscovering NeXT Computers With Scott Kelly
In our tech donor spotlight this week we meet with Scott Kelly, who recently donated an original NeXT Computer to human-I-T. NeXT Computers was founded by Steve Jobs in 1986 after being ousted from Apple Inc. a year earlier. Read how Scott acquired this machine, interest in computers and NeXT impact on Apple’s OS X.
Apple’s Pippin Game Console
Did you know that Apple made a game console in the mid-90’s? We didn’t and it turned out to be terrible. Check it out on Business Insider.
States Wheel In Technology To Underserved Communities
Not all communities have the same access and opportunities to technology and the internet. That’s why San Fransisco is partnering with Five Keys to bring more internet access to underserved communities throughout the city.