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In a new Digital Cities Survey, Wichita tied for 4th for its efforts in using technology to improve service.

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Ennovar, the Institute of Emerging Technology and Market Solutions at Wichita State University announced details of a new partnership with California-based Social Networking Technology Inc. today. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has more…

The one-year contract, worth more than $600,000, will provide for 18 student positions in the fall semester and up to 30 positions by the end of the contract. Student salaries and nearly $30,000 of tuition reimbursement for students who work for the institute for a full semester are also included in the contract.

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A two-day workshop in Wichita will offer skills on how to email, text, tweet and post on Facebook. The workshop is designed to build intergenerational bonds around African-American culture and technology.

The Digital Elder Project is a traveling, leadership and professional development retreat that teaches digital techniques. Shani Byard, founder and director of the Los Angeles-based, Message Media Ed - School of Black Leadership in the Digital Age, will facilitate the workshop.