Category Archives: BLOG

Google's Project Loon Meets Red Hook WiFi

On April 1st, 2016, Red Hook Digital Stewards had an opportunity to tour Google offices in New York City. During a chat via Hangout with Cyrus Behroozi, the teams compared implementations of Red Hook WiFi vs. Google’s Project Loon. Both the project launched by RHDS and Loon take a definitive stance in the digital divide, promising to offer free and affordable […]

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Hackathon Project

On April 14, Gen 6 completed a project called “Mouse in the House”. It will and can detect any movement interrupting the laser once it breaks it. At that point generation 6 members, Effi Llera, Davonne Walker & Shaniya Moore would get a text saying “Mouse in the House” to alert them. This mouse detector consist of an Arduino on one side […]

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Changing Careers

Growing up, I’ve always pictured myself going to college to study criminal justice. Now I am going to BMCC to get a degree in Video Arts and Technology. Making the switch was something I wanted to do ever since I started to make videos for a teacher of mine in my high school. Ever since […]

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Red Hook Digital Stewards Ring in More Success

As young adults, looking for opportunities to better yourself is difficult. The world wants us all to come fully loaded and equipped to handle whatever is thrown in our direction, even while attempting to explore and gain experience, knowledge and skills. We don’t always come with the knowledge or skills necessary without taking risks to get […]

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Welcome Aditi Metha!

On June 2, Digital Stewards welcomed Red Hook Initiatives  newest staff member, Aditi Mehta. During the all generations team meeting she got to meet all generation and shared important work she doing as part of the evaluation team basically Aditi will be using her expertise to strategically improve RHDS operations and training. The Digital team is looking […]

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