Tag Archives: informationpoor

we’re the government and we’re here to help. what do you mean you can’t use a computer?

Rochelle has just given a great example about why the digital divide and technology skills are so damned important. How do you choose one of the over sixty Medicare prescription drug plans? By typing in all of your prescription information … Continue reading

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my talk at UAZ SIRLS

I’m back from Tucson/Phoenix. I had a great time getting to spend the day with the students and faculty of the University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science. I gave a variant of my digital divide talk … Continue reading

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The Information Poor & the Information Don’t Care: Small Libraries and the Digital Divide

This is the talk I gave this evening: The Information Poor & the Information Don’t Care: Small Libraries and the Digital Divide. Thanks very much to all who attended, it was a fun talk and you have a lovely library.

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I’ll be speaking at SJSU Wednesday 10/26

“The Information Poor and the Information Don’t Care: Small Libraries and the Digital Divide” Wednesday, October 26, 2005 from 7 PM to 8:30PM, San Jose, King Library, room 225b. Can’t come, listen to me streaming live and [maybe] answering questions … Continue reading

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Digital Divisions – Pew Report

Please enjoy these data excerpts from the recent Pew report on the Digital Divide in the United States. 68% of adults use the Internet, 32% do not. Sometimes this lack of use is by choice and sometimes it isn’t. 73% … Continue reading

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