How the Internet is Failing the Developing World

For: ABC.net Australia

One of the promises of the information revolution was that it would increase the opportunities for all people to share knowledge. But what if you don’t happen to live in a developed country? Subbiah Arunachalam argues that the current lack of access to the internet for scientists in the developing world is creating a new form of poverty – information poverty – which is making it harder for them to stay abreast, let alone catch up with their colleagues in the developed world.

http://www.abc.net.au/science/slab/infopoverty/story.htm

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