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Closing the Digital Divide

April 20, 2011

Aliza

DDIWhen it comes to the Internet, conversations about the “haves” and “have nots” are ongoing. Why is closing the digital divide so important? Read more…

For this recent post for Mashable, I interviewed Ken Nelson from The Digital Divide Initiative (The DDI) in Minneapolis and Ernest Sanders of The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) to learn more about how cities are addressing the digital divide in local communities.

Learn more about city digital divide initiatives in How Cities Are Fighting to Close the Digital Divide.

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  1. September 23, 2011

    I’m also very interested in the implications of the digital divide and investigate the former as an independent consultant. What is even more striking is the participation gap:

    http://aarontwells.wordpress.com/2011/09/23/beyond-the-digital-divide-the-participation-gap-as-the-next-american-frontier/

    What are your thoughts? I’d be interested in hearing your opinion/perspectives!

    Aaron Wells

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