Stories tagged: "internet"


Graphic by Denzel Boyd.
Meet MI Leaders: How Rosemary Bayer Went From Computer Scientist to State Senator

Informed by her career as a technologist, state Sen. Rosemary Bayer legislates with a look toward the future on issues from the environment to education.

Michigan's latest task force aims to tackle the state's digital divide and find broadband solutions for households.
Internet Access Isn’t Optional. These Programs Aim to Connect Michiganders in Need.

Thanks to millions in grants and the launch of a new taskforce, fewer Michiganders will have to resort to library parking lots for free wifi access.

The State of Michigan's new online map of free Wi-Fi hotspots (Image via Connected Nation Michigan)
The State of Michigan Just Launched a Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Map. But How Do We Actually Get Internet to People?

Closing Michigan’s internet gap will require more than mapping free hotspots, says one expert — it will require a huge paradigm shift.

Farmer using a mobile device
6 in 10 Farmers Do Not Have Enough Internet​ Connectivity to Run Their Businesses

Reps. Joyce, Finkenauer renew commitment to expand broadband in rural America.