digital divide

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digital divide

n
(Computer Science) informal the gap between those people who have internet access and those who do not

digital divide

The division between the sections of the world’s population who have computers and internet access and those who do not.
Translations
fracture numérique
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Wasla is a volunteer programme by ictQATAR backed by programme partners, which seeks to bridge the digital gap between generations by encouraging young people to teach their older relatives how to use ICTs in order to be part of Qatar's digital society.
We are proud to be able to provide a first ever implementation of a concrete and demonstrable solution to the digital gap that is keeping 4.
The goals of eOman include bridging the digital gap between the Government and the public, thereby making eGovernment services available to people across the Sultanate.
of Twente, Netherlands) argues that, far from being closed, the digital gap in access to computers and the Internet is widening in some parts of the world, and that where it is not widening, it is deepening due to differences in skill and usage.
An international summit that convenes like-minded organizations and institutions around the world, the WSIS aims to bridge the digital gap globally by tasking member nations with the responsibility to develop institutions, infrastructure and regulations that will allow all members of the community the opportunity to partake in the information society.
Other services are also required, considering that the digital gap is shrinking day by day.
The Digital Solidarity Fund Foundation aims chiefly to bridge the digital gap between the North and South, provide universities, colleges, schools, governments and local communities with computers in order to popularize their use and promote training programmes for users at all levels.
This will help bridge the digital gap between the Arab World and other developed nations, which will have a lasting positive impact on socioeconomic development.
Overcoming Israeli imposed restrictions in the Palestinian--Israeli telecommunications agenda would immediately, boost the contribution of the ICT sector in the Palestinian GDP more than 2%, provide hundreds of employment opportunities for skilled and unskilled labor, and decrease the digital gap between Palestine and the rest of the world, especially neighboring countries.
Courtiers have been capable of shrinking digital gap between them and industrial states with very reasonable rates," Sehanoui said during representing the Lebanese President, Prime Minister, and House Speaker at the 2012 ArabNet digital summit.
That is why we are in need for concerted efforts now more than ever to reduce the digital gap and improve the life conditions for all people on the earth, especially since the available technological solutions are still ambiguous and did not address the real needs of our societies in a practical and simple way.
WORD OF MOUSE: 101+ TRENDS IN HOW WE BUY, SELL, LIVE, LEARN, WORK AND PLAY blends computer insights with social and technological approaches to everything from shopping and education to health and safety, and teaches parents how to bridge the digital gap with kids by using social media, consumers how to make better shopping decisions using the 20 best mobile apps, and general users how to understand modern digital classroom approaches.

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