Posts Tagged: digital divide

The New Digital Divide: Thoughts for Leaders and Laggards

Summary: The digital divide has increasingly become about knowledge and adoption of new technologies rather than access. Which side of the divide are you on – are you a leader or a laggard? This post offers insights into the factors contributing to the growing chasm between those who have embraced and leveraged new technologies and… Read more »

Where’s My Broadband?

Since 2011, federal agencies have surveyed Americans’ access to broadband on BroadbandMap.gov. In addition to visualizations on their website, you can download shapefiles for each state. When I first searched for Macon (my CfA partner city), I saw that most of the city was covered by multiple Internet Service Providers (ISPs). What surprised me were… Read more »

The New Digital Divide: Thoughts for Leaders and Laggards

The digital divide has increasingly become about knowledge and adoption of new technologies rather than access. Which side of the divide are you on – are you a leader or a laggard? This post offers insights into the factors contributing to the growing chasm between those who have embraced and leveraged new technologies and those… Read more »

The Cloud and the Digital Divide

If you’re reading this blog then you don’t need to be convinced about the tremendous role that information technology now plays in all aspects of our lives, from entertainment to medicine, education, and enterprise.To really be successful in the modern world as a student, entrepreneur, or even informed citizen, you need access to a computer… Read more »

Digital Divide is a poor choice of words

I have been thinking a lot about issues and cultural influencers contributing to the digital divide issues in America. I have mentioned certain aspects and manifestations of Digital divide in my previous blog posts here, here and here. One of the prevalent misunderstandings among policy makers regarding Digital Divide issues is that it is somehow… Read more »

Digital Divide – Manifestations

I have previously outlined some thoughts an experiences related to Digital Divide issue s in my community and my observations and thoughts on steps the community and to an extent, the government can take to overcome these issues. I am firmly in the camp where I believe Digital Divide issues are getting worse, and something… Read more »

Friday Fab Five: Etiquette, Pay Freeze, Maxwell and More

Every Friday, we take a quick look back at the week and highlight members or moments that were especially awesome. Here’s who and what rocked it out this week. 5. The Most Commented Blog of the Week was Megan Price‘s Top 5 – Airport Etiquette. Megan has been traveling a lot lately and decided to… Read more »