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Connection Speeds

I read a very interesting article about connection speeds across the globe yesterday. I believe that the faster the speeds, the more we enable innovation, learning and the economy. South Korea is certainly ahead in the race right now. This … Continue reading

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Google Announces First Fiber Community

The fall is here and the results are starting to come in on the Google Fiber Initiative. Not surprisingly, Google’s first community is very close to home, literally only a couple of miles away. Stanford University’s residential subdivision will be … Continue reading

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Video by the City of Asheville

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Here is another response video from the city of Asheville. I love to see these keep pouring in. We can always keep adding to the YouTube group at http://youtube.com/group/googleavl. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWLNoG72EWk]

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Andie MacDowell’s video to Google

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Andie MacDowell submitted her nomination form for Asheville today on the Google Fiber Initiative. She included this video with the submission. Have you done yours yet?! You have a few more hours. Even if you don’t have … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Municipal Response

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] While you all have been busy filling out the community response individually, the city has also been hard at work for the municipal response. This video seeks to capture essence of Asheville’s independent spirit while conveying the … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Own Andie MacDowell

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] A huge thanks to Andie MacDowell for this video and support of Asheville’s Google Fiber Initiative.  Please make sure to fill out the form by clicking the “Nominate Asheville” button on this site before Friday evening! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7KQWC4G7r0]

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Fighting Cancer with Google Fiber in Asheville

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] A new video has been posted by a doctor here in Asheville, Quinten Black, talking about how Google could help Asheville provide better cancer care. This is a great piece showing some of the benefits from the … Continue reading

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Letter to Google from United States Congressman Heath Shuler

Congress of the United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515-3311 [tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Dear Google Representatives, It has never been more true, than it is today, that data is where rubber meets the road in today’s economy.  No one … Continue reading

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Asheville Google Fiber Film Festival

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] Are you a filmmaker? Professional or amateur – it doesn’t matter. All are welcome! We need to show all the great things about Asheville and we need all filmmakers help to do it. A viewing of all … Continue reading

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Tech Now video

[tweetmeme source="googleavl" only_single=false] AdvantageWest and Meet The Geeks released a video last year that speaks to some of the technology innovation in Western North Carolina. It just goes to show that Asheville has been ready and thinking about the future … Continue reading

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