Digital Divide

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Just as education can equalize or divide countries and people, information and communications technologies can go either way. Right now, these technologies-even though they have sometimes advanced surprisingly in some developing countires -are very unevenly distributed. The resulting " digital divide " is of great concern.

Like many issues of the second category, it's a powerful " underlier" issue, whose solution facilitates addressing other issues.