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Developing Countries Still Far from Closing Digital Divide


The United States is not the greatest country in the world, at least when it comes to information and communication technology. Last month, the World Economic Forum released its 13th annual Global Information Technology Report, which ranks the nations of the world by their “networked readiness” – that is, how much each country can use [...]

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SciAm Readers Prioritize MP3s Over MPGs

According to Zipcar, 43% of Millenials have used social networking to replace a car drive. Image courtesy of:

Thank you for your input as no less than 100 readers were kind enough to participate in my not-so-scientific survey of what is least important to them, when given a choice to give up one item ranging between a TV, vehicle, laptop/tablet, and a smartphone. I know my Social Science Surveys professor from grad school [...]

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