Whether there is anything left to say on the digital divide ?
With the constant buzz about closing the digital divide, is there really anything left to say? I didn't think so until I met Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli.Prof. Rafaeli is head of the Center for the Study of the Information Society at Haifa University and head of the School of Management at Haifa University. He addressed the Fifth Annual Sderot Conference for...
Digital divide reunites me with an old friend
This week (tomorrow in fact) I’ll be participating in a talk-show formatted panel discussion with an old friend, Rey Ramsey. I met Rey in his second year of founding the hugely successful One Economy Corporation, a U.S. based NGO that has grown from four people working in a basement, to more than 40 people operating internationally, in just seven years....
- Is that a great headline, or what? — “Intel Inside the Third World.” The credit goes to BusinessWeek, not me, but it sure got my attention. You can read the full article here if you're interested. It's the subtitle that I'm most interested in. "Is getting computers to poor kids charity -- or big business" (more…)