ARE WE LIVING IN AWORLD DIVIDED INTOINFORMATION HAVES  AND HAVE NOTS?    CT231 Presentation      By Brian Neary  @BrianNea...
What     isInformation?               CC BY-SA 2.0               Dave Dugdale
INFORMATION CAN BEDEFINED AS: knowledge   acquired through experience or study theact of informing or the condition of b...
(CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)         (CC BY-SA 2.0)Jay Yohe                  hackNYWHERE DO WE GET INFORMATION?(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)     ...
“KNOWLEDGE IS OF   TWO KINDS.WE KNOW A SUBJECTOURSELVES, OR WEKNOW WHERE WE CAN FIND INFORMATION     UPON IT. ” -SAMUEL JO...
Is There anInformation  Divide  In our  World?               (CC BY 2.0)              FlyingSinger
91% OF PEOPLE USE THE INTERNET TO FINDINFORMATION…                                    (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)                   ...
“Today, if you have an    Internet connection,      you have at your fingertips an amount of  information previously  avai...
http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm
MAIN CAUSES OF THE DIVIDE:   Poorer regions not having the structure in place to access the    internet         Only 21% ...
IS  THEREANYTHING   BEEN DONE TO  REPAIR   THIS DIVIDE?           (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)           kevin dean
ONE LAPTOP PER CHILD…GREEN WI-FI...               (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)               World Bank Photo Collection
http://www.google.co.in/intl/en/landing/internetbus/
GETTING OLDER PEOPLE INVOLVED ONTHE INTERNET...                     (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)                     UCT Summer School
http://theprojectgoal.org/
“Given that the          Internet        has become   an indispensable tool       for realizing a  range of human rights, ...
ARETHESEEFFORTSHAVING  ANEFFECT?          (CC BY-ND 2.0)          Judit Klein
A   445% increase in internet users in 10 yearsA   further 23% increase from 2010 to 2012           http://royal.pingdom...
“Give a man a fish and you feedhim for a day; teach a man to fishand you feed him for a lifetime.”           -Maimonides  ...
Thank you!Feel free to ask any questions!     CT231 Presentation     By Brian Neary     @BrianNeary93            #CT231
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  1. 1. ARE WE LIVING IN AWORLD DIVIDED INTOINFORMATION HAVES AND HAVE NOTS? CT231 Presentation By Brian Neary @BrianNeary93 #CT231
  2. 2. What isInformation? CC BY-SA 2.0 Dave Dugdale
  3. 3. INFORMATION CAN BEDEFINED AS: knowledge acquired through experience or study theact of informing or the condition of being informed knowledge of specific and timely events or situations
  4. 4. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) (CC BY-SA 2.0)Jay Yohe hackNYWHERE DO WE GET INFORMATION?(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) (CC BY 2.0)phonono Bradley Gordon
  5. 5. “KNOWLEDGE IS OF TWO KINDS.WE KNOW A SUBJECTOURSELVES, OR WEKNOW WHERE WE CAN FIND INFORMATION UPON IT. ” -SAMUEL JOHNSON (CC BY 2.0) R/DV/RS
  6. 6. Is There anInformation Divide In our World? (CC BY 2.0) FlyingSinger
  7. 7. 91% OF PEOPLE USE THE INTERNET TO FINDINFORMATION… (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Fibby
  8. 8. “Today, if you have an Internet connection, you have at your fingertips an amount of information previously available only to thosewith access to the worldsgreatest libraries indeed, in most respects what is available throughthe Internet dwarfs those libraries, and it is incomparably easier to find what you need.” -Peter Singer (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Mr. T in DC
  9. 9. http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm
  10. 10. MAIN CAUSES OF THE DIVIDE: Poorer regions not having the structure in place to access the internet Only 21% of households in developing countries have access to the internet. Older people not having the knowledge to use the internet Less than 10% of all internet users are over 65 years of age
  11. 11. IS THEREANYTHING BEEN DONE TO REPAIR THIS DIVIDE? (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) kevin dean
  12. 12. ONE LAPTOP PER CHILD…GREEN WI-FI... (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) World Bank Photo Collection
  13. 13. http://www.google.co.in/intl/en/landing/internetbus/
  14. 14. GETTING OLDER PEOPLE INVOLVED ONTHE INTERNET... (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) UCT Summer School
  15. 15. http://theprojectgoal.org/
  16. 16. “Given that the Internet has become an indispensable tool for realizing a range of human rights, combating inequality, and accelerating development and human progress, ensuring universal accessto the Internet should be a priority for all states.” (CC BY 2.0) Neubie
  17. 17. ARETHESEEFFORTSHAVING ANEFFECT? (CC BY-ND 2.0) Judit Klein
  18. 18. A 445% increase in internet users in 10 yearsA further 23% increase from 2010 to 2012 http://royal.pingdom.com/2010/10/22/incr edible-growth-of-the-internet-since-2000/
  19. 19. “Give a man a fish and you feedhim for a day; teach a man to fishand you feed him for a lifetime.” -Maimonides (CC BY 2.0) Diganta Talukdar
  20. 20. Thank you!Feel free to ask any questions! CT231 Presentation By Brian Neary @BrianNeary93 #CT231

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