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A House Divided

November 21, 2010

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My home provides a living, breathing example of the digital divide. I live in a duplex – split between the upper and the lower unit – in Greenwood. My other half and I live in the upper unit. We are both under 30, have college degrees, and each bring in an income. In the other […]

Digital Divide: Updated Numbers

November 21, 2010

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In Andrew Chadwick’s chapter “Access, Inclusion and the Digital Divide,” he puts forth many reasons to explain the digital divide, from education to literacy, to age, income and race. All of his arguments and the statistics he illustrates put forth very real reasons why there continues to be a substantial difference between those that have […]

101 Reasons for the Digital Divide

November 21, 2010

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World English Dictionary digital divide — n informal the gap between those people who have internet access and those who do notFrom Dictionary.com In it’s most basic definition, the digital divide represents a discrepancy in access to information technology. The reasons for this gap are almost innumerable. I chose “101” only to illustrate that their are multiple studies putting forth multiple reasons for why this divide exists and continues to exist. […]