Success Stories

In Good Company

What do David Beckham, Charles Darwin and Penelope Cruz have in common? Obsessive compulsive disorder. Did you know Neil Young, Agatha Christie and Richard Burton had epilepsy? Did you know Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi began skating as physical therapy for her club feet?  Or that Tiger Woods used to stutter?   Or that quarterback Peyton Manning had a cleft? Disabled-World.com has a ...

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In the Sponsor Spotlight – Renew Computers

  (We continue our series honoring our intern sponsors.) Renew Computers is the largest independent electronics recycling center (“anything with a chip in it”) in Marin County.  Conveniently located in San Rafael,  they receive used electronic equipment–mostly computers–from individuals, small businesses and large corporations.  The higher quality computers are then refurbished by their team of technicians and are re-sold, providing ...

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Better than Win-Win

You’ve heard of a win-win situation, right?  Well this is a win-win-win-win situation.  How can you not like it? Let’s back up a minute and start with the need, the gap to be filled, the problem to be solved.  Broadband skills and access are no longer just a nice thing to have.  Rather they are essential to working life in ...

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Barbara Chernock

I started my journey into technology by taking a basic computer science class at my local junior college.

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