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Government Chatbots Now a Necessity for States, Cities, Counties

Before COVID-19, a few leading governments were dabbling in chatbot technology, using AI to address common resident queries. In 2021, it’s hard to imagine government doing the people’s business without them.

Getting The Most from the Nation’s Investment in Rural Broadband

Joe Biden’s administration has the chance to revisit a call for the creation of a Rural Development Network. It would be a virtual toolbox helping rural communities “utilize the Internet to create economic opportunity.”

Why Startups Have So Much Riding on Section 230’s Future

Changes to the law, which protects tech platforms from liability for their user content, could transform how small businesses operate.

Truth, Lies And Social Media

Journalists Sally Mauk and Gwen Florio, along with special guest New York Times columnist Charlie Warzel discuss this and more in this episode of Parsing the Press.

Welcome To ‘Parsing The Press’ With Sally Mauk & Gwen Florio

Welcome to the first episode of Parsing the Press, a look at current issues and how they’re being presented in the Montana press. Veteran journalist and author Gwen Florio joins MTPR’s Sally Mauk for the weekly analysis.

Closing the Digital Divide Will Take More than Satellites

Although satellite Internet technology has advanced far beyond its initial capabilities, some experts have advised that the emerging broadband solution still has limitations that local and state stakeholders should consider.

Have you heard about the new coworking space coming to Downtown Great Falls? – Jan 22 – 10AM

Of course you haven’t – that’s because it’s being unveiled at Ignite 2021 on Friday, January 22nd starting at 10 AM!

Appalling: Why Is Wyoming Trying To Put My Family’s Small Broadband Company Out Of Business?

Small broadband Internet providers are being victimized by Wyoming’s fiscally wanton practices, which are unfair and need to stop to prevent irreparable harm.

11+ Best Science Websites for Interactive Learning

These websites offer great interactive content for curious minds of all ages.

Tell Us Something – January Newsletter – 2020 Year in Review

You can listen to the year-in-review podcast episode here. If reading is more your thing, you can read a bulleted list of Tell Us Something’s accomplishments in 2020 here.