tech week

Presentation: A Brief History of Technology

Monday, 5/10/2021
1:30 - 2:30
Virtual Library

Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

Who created the Word Wide Web? Is the World Wide Web and the internet the same thing? How did Microsoft get big so fast? Take a trip down technology memory lane and learn about the players and innovations that shape where we are today. 

Presented by Willie Lockett, CEO of Urban Equity Group. 

Lockett has been an IT Consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank, Director of Operations for a technical training company, technical Project Manager, network administrator, programmer and long-time advocate of digital equity.

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