Serious Digital Divides Remain
- Consider how cyber communication affects people on a larger scale. Many people default to assuming that new technologies have facilitated globalization and the sense of having the whole world at one’s fingertips. That said, some research indicates that serious digital divides remain across the world and that many people never actually utilize the Internet to broaden their cultural knowledge or education. What insights can individuals in the field of the social and behavioral sciences lend to economic and political policy makers to address this issue?