One of the obstacles in Upstate New York is funding. The economy in not booming in rural upstate. Many of the rural communities are impoverish, as already highlighted in defining the problem. 107 more words
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Stephanie Chard, an ischool student contributed this find in our discussion about access. It’s a program funded by Samsung and I think a great model for how companies can collaborate with communities to resolve issues of access and affordability. 107 more words
I wanted to share some ideas and thoughts from a variety of sources on the topic of bridging the digital divide. What follows are a few articles and videos from people on the ground who are working in the fields of education and information technology and who have a close connection to the efforts (on all levels) of bridging the digital divide. 501 more words
Every community is unique which means that every community will have unique needs when it comes to digital access, training, and usage. Finding out what those needs are is an important first step in building practical digital solutions. 833 more words
Over the years, like many small towns, the vacant spaces in our local shopping center have grown exponentially.
Leaving great gaping holes of emptiness that serve only to remind us that this once was a thriving mall. 400 more words