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Communities Accessing Technology

What is Community Informatics?
Michael Gurstein presented to the group “Librarians without Borders” at the University of British Columbia to discuss community informatics [Digital Inclusion Network (DIN) listserv)]

For minorities, new ‘digital divide’ seen
The Washington Post
By Jesse Washington
The Associated Press
Sunday, January 9, 2011
When the personal computer revolution began decades ago, Latinos and blacks were much less likely to use one of the marvelous new machines. Then, when the Internet began to change life as we know it, these groups had less access to the Web and slower online connections – placing them on the wrong side of the “digital divide.” [Digital Inclusion Network (DIN) listserv)]

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