China building super highway for clean power


Ucilia Wang

China likes to do things on a grand scale, which allows it serve its vast population spreading out in huge regions and brag about its technical advancements.

Close the digital divide

Submitted by julie dequaindry on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:34

To reduce the impact of the digital divide there are several things to implement, in broad terms it is necessary:

• Have computer and Internet access:  People need affordable and reliable computers and broadband Internet access.

• Be digitally literate: people need to understand digital technologies and how to use them effectively to achieve their educational, economic, civic, and social goals.

Image Type

world map of social networks

Submitted by julie dequaindry on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:29

Internet bring new means of communication such as social networks or email. those who do not access it are sidelined and not taking advantage of these benefits to open to the world. 82% of the world's online population of 1.2 billion users now use social networks.

Image Type

consequences of digital divide

Submitted by julie dequaindry on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:25

The Internet is rapidly becoming a primary medium for communications, commerce, entertainment and finding jobs. Future economic, community participation and political advancement for these disadvantaged groups may depend on access to computers, the Internet and broadband technology. Information on government services, health and education are also increasingly going online.

Image Type

Economic impact of the internet

Submitted by julie dequaindry on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:22

ICT has beneficial effects on economic development, nowadays ICT becomes increasingly strong determinant of growth, including the use of the Internet. If breaking digital persists, the development gap between the North and the South may get bigger.

 ICT, new keys to the information society, open broad opportunities in the areas of management, commerce, education and governance. So it seems that they can contribute to the development of disadvantaged regions.

Image Type
Subscribe to Technology