This real-time snapshot of the digital divide illustrates why education experts are concerned that school closures could increase achievement gaps.
Most Christian churches were relying heavily on 'collection plates' to pay their bills before the pandemic struck. And less than half were doing any online fundraising as of 2018.
Galleries and musuems are rapidly moving online in response to social distancing measures, but the digital divide means regional and remote organisations could be left behind.
Steps higher education institutions can take to ensure that teaching and learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing people to study and work online. It's also sparked a need for news and information. That's a challenge for the 24 million Americans who lack broadband internet access.
Encouraging kids to complete their work can be tough for families managing full-time work and family obligations on a tight budget. And that's true even when schools are operating normally.
Policies need to address human develop challenges, if people are to be equitably brought on line.
As technology moves faster and our population gets older, here are some things we can all do to help seniors keep up.
Regulators should stimulate demand for broadband services through increased access to computers.
With an outdated story that gives up on manufacturing, Africa will fail to close the huge digital gap it still faces.
Technology experts have long worried about a 'digital divide' between those who could use computers and those who could not. Artificial intelligence algorithms are widening the gulf.
Older generations are increasingly more connected, but those living in aged care continue to experience a digital divide.
Rural and regional Australia is a big and diverse place, but some broad common issues do emerge as policy priorities.
Mexico made internet connectivity a constitutional right in 2013, but most poor people still aren't online. Research shows that internet access would give these residents more economic mobility.
We don't have the data in developing countries, and in global statistics to know if the digital divide is being closed.
Teens – especially wealthier ones – are walking away from Facebook, towards picture-centric social media.
The crucial question is not whether gig workers are employees or independent contractors, but what rights they ought to have as contractors.
It's the people most dependent on social services, who are least able to easily transition into the digital age.
Tasmania's digital inclusion increased dramatically and more than the national average from 2017 to 2018. This change is underpinned by a doubling of access to NBN in Tasmania in that period.
Important programs helping older adults learn how to use the internet are effective but limited.