The Internet Isn’t Making the World a Better Place — World Bank Report

Once again the Diva is straying from the main focus to share an interesting report. From MIT press, this article titled Sadly the Internet isn’t Making the World a Better Place.  Here is the direct URL to full World Bank report (359 pp.) From the article lead in:

A brave new digital world is rapidly emerging as Internet access, smartphones, and other technologies spread quickly through less wealthy nations. But could this sometimes be doing more harm than good?

A fascinating new report from the World Bank examines the impact that these digital technologies are having around the world. It’s a sobering reminder that the spread of technology often isn’t the panacea that many hope it will be.

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