When brainstorming about my first blog post on Business, IT and my personal interests, quite a few topics came to my mind. I noticed that the internet has come to play a major role in our everyday lives and that a daily routine without it would almost be impossible nowadays.
But what about the poor ones among us? There has been a discussion going on about the advantages of the internet contributing to enlarging the gap between rich and poor instead of being the “great leveller”.
This is partly true, if we consider that only about 25% of the world’s population is connected to the World Wide Web. There is even a specific term referring to this state called “digital divide”. Continue reading