Archives for July 2013

CapeAbilities seeks used computer donations

Cape Abilities is a nonprofit organization based In Hyannis that provides jobs, homes and other services for adults with disabilities across Cape Cod.  Our mission is to serve individuals with disabilities by educating, counseling and providing residential, therapeutic, social and employment supports that empower them to achieve meaningful and valued roles in the community. Cape […]

CCTC efforts regarding the MA Computer Software Sales Tax

The proposed tax on computer and data processing services, opposed by the Cape Cod Technology Council, is likely to take effect in the very near future. The tax is included in the transportation funding bill recently vetoed by the Governor. If, as expected, the House and Senate override the veto, the tax will take effect […]

John Landry speaks at First Friday on the Internet of Things (video)

Thanks to Terry Duenas and Cape Media Center

June 5 2013 Infrastructure Committee: Information Privacy in the Smarter Community

With recent headlines like The Too-Smart City (Boston Globe) and The Battle for Control of Smart Cities (Fast Company), the topic for this month’s infrastructure meeting was privacy and personal data. “We’re already building the metropolis of the future—green, wired, even helpful,” the Boston Globe states. “Now critics are starting to ask whether we’ll really […]

Gov. Patrick Amends Latest Transportation Finance Bill (Patch)

A Silicon Valley startup is launching a fleet of imaging satellites… (Wired)

New CCTC Board Director Bob Cody: Technology at Cape Cod Community College (and beyond)

From where he sits, Bob Cody has a fine view of Cape Cod. Or more specifically, a view of education on Cape Cod. As Dean of Science, Technology, Math and Business at Cape Cod Community College, CCTC board member Bob Cody is working to connect the dots between the educational institutions on the Cape – […]

Transportation financing: Tech tax must go (Bos Globe)