Antonia Stone

Antonia Stone

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Antonia "Toni" Stone created the United States' first community technology centers. In 1980, Toni Stone set up Playing to Win. Playing to Win, a nonprofit organization dedicated to countering inequities in computer access. PTW looked to serve inmates and ex-offenders by teaching them computer skills and offering technical assistance to prisons and rehabilitation agencies. In 1983, Stone and PTW Corporation opened the Harlem Community Computing Center. This center was located in the basement of a Harlem housing project it provided the neighborhood with public access to personal computers. Taking advantage of the success of PTW, Stone created a network of centers known as the PTWNet.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Tract
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136274655
  • 9786136274652