Essays Tagged: "Digital Divide"

Globalisation in Asian Countries

process that is ownedby all Malaysians if we are to succeed. A key issue which is of concern is the Digital Divide. Access of Malaysians to information and knowledge is crucial and critical for the su ...

(12 pages) 234 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Digital divide,

Digital DivideThe term "digital divide" is used to refer to a gap between those people and communiti ... information and communication tools, such as a computer or the Internet, and those who cannot. The digital divide is affected by race, income, location, age, and gender. As educators, we need to help ... s educators, we need to help bridge the digital divide.Race is the first factor contributing to the digital divide. Black and Hispanic groups still trail considerably behind the national average for P ...

(5 pages) 150 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Challenges facing a corporation when implementing a network

increased profitability. Although the International Connectivity map leads one to believe that the digital divide is narrowing, there are some remote areas that have no connectivity. An article from ... ory of Exploiting Interest http://www.anneberg.nwv.eduPlanetary Computing Research www.hpl.hp.comTheDigitalDivide Premise and the ...

(5 pages) 199 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

What is the 'digital divide'? To what extent isthe concept of the digital divide of cencern both internationally and in Australia?

nt and lower cost, this increases the opportunities for business and encourage human to have a more digital life and a better living standard. However, the benefit of advanced invention is not shared ... ferent level of benefit of high technology. This report will firstly describe the definition of the digital divide, secondly analyse the major concern of digital divide in globally and domestically in ...

(4 pages) 85 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What is the 'digital divide'? To what extent is the concept of the digital of concern both internationally and Australia?

1.IntroductionNowadays, human's life become more and more 'digital', information are obtained online; Internet phone replace traditional phone; digital camera ... eloping countries. However it is more serious in the third world countries. This report will define digital divide and show the extent of it both internationally and locally.2.What is Digital DivideDi ... e and abilities to use information, or other information technology. According the Curtin (2001:1), digital divide describes the variation with Internet use and telecommunication service.3.Major Conce ...

(4 pages) 86 0 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Critical Review-Public Access to Computers and Computing Facilities

ties. Some international organizations are arguing that increased investment is needed to close the digital divide between developed and developing nations. As a developing nation, Malaysia does inves ... on Act (1996) gives people the right to scrutinize information about themselves in government files.Digital DivideTo date, there are so many ICT programs, initiatives and projects to ensure that there ...

(7 pages) 133 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Children and Computers: How the use of computers effects the learning ability of our kids. Good or Bad?

years, government, scholars, and the media have heralded the emergence of a new social problem, the digital divide. This term refers to the phenomenon of unequal access to personal computer technology ... d economic life in our society. Children's education has become a focal point in discussions of the digital divide. If computers are powerful tools for learning, then children who lack access to compu ...

(4 pages) 182 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Other Places and Other Options" - Essay Comparing Henry Louis Gates "One Internet, Two Nations" and Matthew Symonds "Government and the Internet: Haves and Have-Nots"

", about people who cannot afford to gain access to the Internet. They state that this is causing a digital divide in the world today. Gates turns this word digital divide into a racial word saying th ... e is mainly saying that "today, blacks are failing to gain access to the new tools of literacy: the digital 'knowledge economy'"(499). Gates is trying to turn this into a racial battle when there is n ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is the effect of digital divide?

Digital Divide:1. Introduction:As technology is continuing to develop, large numbers of peop ... sinesses to expand globally and provides opportunity for success. This report will explain what the digital divide is and to what extent the concept of the digital divides of concern both internationa ... oth internationally and in Australia is.2. Definition:According to what is., digital divide is the facts that people who do and people who don't have access to and capacity to u ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Ecommerce & EBusiness models

late with equal access to the Internet for many in developing nations--therefore creating a global "digital divide." (US Trade Commission) Yet, this did not occur. In fact, English has dominated the i ...

(11 pages) 543 0 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Global E-Commerce

ssues 8-9Bandwidth 9-10Consumer protection 11Payments 11Taxation 11Laws 11-12Economical Impact 12-13Digital Divide 13Definitions 13Reference 14iiINTRODUCTIONGlobal E-commerce has been around for 25 ye ... on volumes, global service providers can provide an additional performance boost. Companies such as Digital Island, Frontier, Global Center, Exodus, and Qwest provide hosted servers, or optimized glob ...

(9 pages) 459 1 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Setting Up Telecommunications in Brazil

facilitate that move forward. In conjunction with the government, Global Connections will alleviate digital divide.Global Connections plan is to provide expert direction to the Brazilian government in ... est practices. This will provide the Brazilian population with a chance to become integrated in the digital age.Global Connections will connect the people of Brazil to the world through Internet techo ...

(32 pages) 123 0 3.6 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Bridging The Gap Of The Digital Divide

Social Psychology Current Events on psychology 10 / 17 / 01 Bridging The Gap of The Digital Divide: Modern Prejudice and Pro social This articles addressed a speech that President Clin ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Digital Divide

THE DIGITAL DIVIDE AND ITS MORAL IMPLICATIONS It has been estimated that half the people of the world ha ... hicle for both opportunity and disparity, increasingly so in the new millennium. "We must close the digital divide and bring along all who have not shared in the boom of the last century"� (Goo ... ally adapt."We must make sure that America has the skilled workers, the competitive businesses, the digital cities, and the wealth it needs to continue as a world leader"(Goodman). Computer technology ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is There Equality In Cyberspace

yberspace? In the essay "One Internet, Two Nations," Henry Lewis Gates, Jr. explains how the "digital divide" (500), the separation of society into two distinct categories is a current pro ... ers and why they should be. Paula Span, the author of "Women and Computer", explains that the digital divide is among sexes. She gives the statistics to prove her point. Another author, Matthew ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To Have Or Not To Haveâ€"that Is The Question

ed up on the table with hardly any solutions. One dilemma that keeps poking out of the pile is the "digital divide." The digital divide is the gap between groups and communities that can ... the fall of 2000, the U.S. Department of Commerce found that 51% of all U.S. homes had a computer (Digital Divide Network). How can a country plan to grow and succeed when they have half the populati ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can Internet actually create a Cybertopia

putation as the "Great Equalizer".The idea of new media captures the development of unique forms in digital media as well as the transformation of traditional media which trying to adopt and adapt to ... dopt and adapt to the new media technologies . Print media such as newspapers and magazines are now digitalized; people will be able to read them via the Internet. Telecommunication has also been tran ...

(7 pages) 51 1 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Digital Divide

It can be shown through research that there is a digital divide in the United States and across the globe. The basic concept of the digital divide ha ... with the "haves" and the "have nots". It refers to the gap between people with effective access to digital information technology and those without the access. There are many surveys that compare the ... of those in the United States with the rest of the world, and there is evidence to suggest that the digital divide is partly based on socioeconomic, racial, generational, or geographical reasons. The ...

(5 pages) 66 0 2.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


his paper will take a look at their consumer photography division which encompasses traditional and digital photography products for the average consumer. By 1986, cameras were being sold for one doll ... hift in consumer spending occurred that would change Kodak's future. Advances in technology allowed digital cameras and products to be the preferred choice of capturing images due to the ability to ea ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Literature For The Evaluation Of The Digital Opportunities Projects

ence of researchers, policymakers, and educators.The projects reviewed here attempted to lessen the digital divide, that is, they providedstudents of low socio-economic status (and in some cases famil ... T initiatives, and summarise the findings ofthese initiatives, to inform the evaluation of the four Digital Opportunities projectscurrently underway in a number of U.K schools. The review concernseval ...

(8 pages) 18 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature