She Did Not Invent The Internet
But she planted the soil that helped sprout it. Red Burns was a widowed mother of 4 without a college degree when she started the Interactive Telecommunications Program. Here she tells how she turned her obsession with the power of hand-held video—and the personal voice—into the most creative and openminded technology program in the country. ITP spawned thousands of projects and makers. Red mentored the NYC tech community (including me) with a force as strong as her name. She changed my life. She might have changed yours too, whether you know it or not.