St. Thomas – The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) announced its latest initiative with the addition of the Mobile Public Computer Center (PCC) Lab, which will help to enhance public computer access for Virgin Islands residents to the viNGN network, while also providing additional educational training opportunities.
The associated equipment for the Mobile PCC Lab, which viNGN has begun to receive delivery to the territory this week, will include ten (10) Chromebooks, computer mice, and a mini-projector and will allow for the Chromebooks to be used to enhance the number of available stations for future PCC Training Events, while residents continue to utilize the territory’s existing free PCCs, which provide Wi-Fi service. Continue reading
As part of the ongoing mission to help bridge the “Digital Divide” the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) encourages the community to access and share a free Absolute Beginners Computer Lab. The course is available online by clicking “Digital Literacy” on viNGN’s web site, http://www.vingn.com. The Absolute Beginners Computer Lab is a collective work containing custom text plus links to tools and video from a variety of sources to eliminate the guesswork in introducing new users to the mouse & keyboard, computing, Internet, Email, search, and online safety. Continue reading
Lynda.com, a LinkedIn company, is a portal that provides business, software, technology and creative skills to individuals, corporations, and both government and academic institutions. We just learned that now, U.S. veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. armed forces are being granted a full year of free and unlimited access to the courses at Lynda.com at no charge whatsoever. Continue reading