April 28, 2011 By Kristy Fifelski
There are some people who still don't have regular access to computers and the internet. This is the first part of a GovGirl video series exploring the concept, and its challenges for government.
Please comment with your thoughts on why the digital divide sucks and ideas for addressing it. Some communities are meeting this challenge in creative ways. Is the Federal broadband initiative a step in the right direction?
Using my family as an example, I put together this hi-tech infographic to explain the problem with the digital divide. Watch the video for a detailed description.
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Kristy is known as "GovGirl" in the government technology industry. She is a former city government web manager who has a passion for social media, technology and the lighter side of government life.
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