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PCs for People distribute 50 computers in Hibbing

The Daily Hibbing Tribune reports…

PCs for People partnered with the Hibbing Area Chamber of Commerce and the Blandin Broadband Steering Committee to provide 50 free computers to low-income individuals that needed access to a home computer.

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15 Years Later, Maine’s 'One Laptop Per Child' Initiative Hasn’t Helped Test Scores

When the Internet and digital tools first rose into popular consciousness, one major concern was that the barriers to access them would create a “digital divide” between rich and poor. 279 more words

Tech

Post 2: The Digital Divide

There is a fundamental flaw in hoping to make an entire population digitally literate when segments of said population lack basic access to information and computer technologies. 515 more words

Communications

ICE Task 2 - The Digital Divide

The Digital Divide in South Africa

South Africa is one of the countries that has the biggest digital divide because there of the different ethnic groups and the inequality in the development in different sectors. 392 more words

Digital Divide

Smartphones + The Digital Divide

Last week, my cable/wifi/electricity went out for about an hour in the middle of a storm, and maybe I freaked out a little bit. My phone battery was on 4%, Netflix was down, and the work I planned on finishing up that night was put to a halt. 531 more words

Digital Communications

The FAST PIIPS Connectivity Model, Part 1: Introduction

This is the first in a series of blog posts outlining an approach to expanding high-speed Internet connectivity that I refer to as FAST PIIPs (Fiber and Spectrum Together for Public Interest IP Services).   654 more words

Communication Policy