digital divide

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Ron Schlagheck, ingeniero jubilado de la NASA y aficionado a la tecnología, está agradecido por tener una conexión rápida a internet en su casa rural cerca de Winchester (TN). “Me gusta tener acceso a la información”, afirma Schlagheck, de 73 años, voluntario de AARP Tennessee, cuya carrera…
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As a retired NASA engineer and technology enthusiast, Ron Schlagheck is grateful for a fast Internet connection at his rural home near Winchester, Tenn. “I like to have access to information,” said Schlagheck, 73, a volunteer for AARP Tennessee whose career involved managing international teams…
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Today, almost everyone in the United States has the option of purchasing an Internet connection. Yet tens of millions of Americans do not share in many of the social and economic benefits that Internet use affords. An increasing number of communities are taking action to address this issue.
Apple Watch, Tells Time, Health Apps
Half of Apple’s announcement Sept. 9 was predictable: The iPhone 6 and 6 plus are bigger, faster, more powerful and slimmer than previous iPhones. Prices on older models have plunged and the new phones seem well priced.
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Many of us still fondly remember talking on the old-fashioned rotary dial phone with the curly cord. At one time, just about every home had one. But when it comes to the new forms of communications and technology, there is a digital divide between old and young that needs swift action. And AARP is…
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If you're reading this, you probably have little reason to think about the one in five Americans who, unlike you, have no easy access to the Internet.
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