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What is the Digital Divide?

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The digital divide is the discrepancy in access to technology and technology education that exists between countries, regions and based on demographic factors such as age, race and gender. The term is primarily associated with access to technology basics such as internet search and communication tools such as email. As technology evolves, the set of tools and skills that is consider basic is likely to change.
Overview: Digital Divide
National, regional and demographic differences in access and understanding of technology.
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