What’s Next: The Digital Divide and the Youth

14 07 2010

Recently I contributed to “What’s Next” an e-book that features 25 Bib Ideas from Gen-Yers Under 25. My25 Big Ideas from Gen-Yers Under 25 article was mainly on the topic “The Digital Divide and the Youth”.

I could easily have my full article published on my personal blog but then, that means that you wont be able to read the other 24 Big Ideas. Thats why I am only providing two paragraphs such that you can follow the link to take a look at the full book.

Today, the world is referred to as a “Global Village”. The communities all around the world are transforming from being economic based to information based. This is because Information and Telecommunication Technologies have brought many exciting opportunities worth exploring in areas of social, political and economic development.

These ICT tools are becoming more essential in everyday life. This is because almost everyone in the needs to communicate or access information.

What we need to create is a platform where the youth can interact, discuss and share ideas about the grand challenges threatening the future.

 READ MORE Here – My article is on Slide 27 and 28

Comments and feed back would be nice.. 😉

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14 07 2010
Tony Roberts

What we need to create is a platform where the youth can interact, discuss and share ideas about the grand challenges threatening the future:

Like a Facebook discussion forum or a educational forum like one of these?

http://bit.ly/cjlMiP

http://www.iearn.org

http://www.tigweb.org

http://www.tigweb.org

http://www.onlineyouthclub.org/hottopics.html#

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