Digital divide in singapore - beyond ubiquitous internet access by atul pant [email protected] below are some thoughts by atul pant on the digital divide in singapore. Bridging the digital divide in indonesia 15 august 2017 authors: ross tapsell, anu and edwin jurriens, university of melbourne digital technology is fast becoming the core of life, work, culture and identity in indonesia.
Singapore has overtaken finland to become the most effective user of digital technology in the world, according to the latest networked readiness index (nri) however, it is european nations that dominate the leader-board, with seven top 10 places this year.
Singapore has a solution for bridging the divide between the elderly and the country's digital-savvy youth: intergenerational tech bootcamps singapore has a solution for bridging the divide between the elderly and its digital-savvy youth: intergenerational tech bootcamps. Digital divide in singapore digital divide is the gap that exists between those who can effectively use new information and communication tools (act), such as the internet, and those who cannot elderly and low-income people have been identified as two major digitally disconnected groups (rowena culled 2002.
Bridging the digital divide remains a huge challenge for the indonesian government, but if done successfully, it will have profound impact on the country’s economy, society and culture ross tapsell is a lecturer at the australian national university and edwin jurriens is a lecturer at the university of melbourne.
In ‘digital divide in singapore –beyond ubiquitous internet access’ (appendix a, 2002), the digital have-nots comprise of the elderly, the disabled, certain ethnic groups and the less affluent people three main causes of this disparity are infrastructure, literacy and content.
Who are digital have-nots (from singapore perspective) low income group senior citizens disabled ethnic groups why digital divide infrastructure: affordable and easy availability of computer hardware thus becoming `lifelong learners’ content: if digital divide is to be solved.
Singapore’s newly formed media development authority (imda) in collaboration with national council of social services (ncss) has announced new measures designed to further tackle the digital divide for low income and elderly households. Another reality that may widen the digital divide comes from the opposite end of the age continuum singapore faces a rising greying population, with baby boomers entering their golden years they need to be cared for in a high-tech way to ease the long queues in hospitals and ensure early intervention to avoid costly hospital re-admissions.
Digital divide in singapore - beyond ubiquitous internet access by atul pant [email protected] below are some thoughts by atul pant on the digital divide in singapore. The digital divide is the space in our society between the computerized and the non-computerized the digital divide is dangerous, yet can be made safe if we all just work together to build a bridge to cyber freedom.