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.