The digital divide
ilox at airnet.com.au
Tue Dec 31 23:01:27 CST 2002
This is one place where OpenSource software can shine.
Cutting costs - the Microsoft tax - is a big step to making computers
affordable and therefore more widely available in the community.
"Poor PC access may stifle kids: report
Children from disadvantaged backgrounds were at risk
of falling behind at school and in the workforce due
to poor access to technology, a new report has found.
Access to computers and the internet was critical to
ensuring a young person's success at school, according
to The New Economy Revisited - a report compiled by
The Smith Family charity.
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