first time technology

Old Enough to Remember These 18 Tech Memories?

By Andrea Mack, First Time Technology Office Manager 18 years sure is a long time. Since Byte Back’s founding in 1997, technology has changed a lot. Our staff, AmeriCorps, and students put our heads together to think of our funniest technology memories, from 1997 and beyond. Here are our favorite throwback memories. 1. I remember when […]

A Determined Dad

A Daughter, a Determined Dad & a Future in Tech By Yvette Scorse, Communications Associate See an update on Behrooz’s story below. Adults rarely go back to school because they have to. They register, show up, and succeed because they are motivated by something, or someone. In Behrooz Bakhtiary’s case, his motivation is his 7-year-old […]

An FTT Computer’s 10 Steps to a Forever Home

  By Erin Jayes, Community Engagement Assistant & AmeriCorps Public Ally  This is the story of a computer that was recently donated, refurbished, and sold at First Time Technology (FTT). This Byte Back Program provides refurbished computers to Byte Back graduates and low-income adults in Washington, DC. They also do computer repairs for DC residents and nonprofits. FTT hosts Byte […]