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By Brian D Loader

The dramatic advances in desktop and telecommunications applied sciences akin to the net, digital fact, shrewdpermanent playing cards or multimedia functions are more and more considered as ushering in a brand new kind of society: the knowledge society. Politicians, coverage makers and enterprise authorities are all encouraging us to hitch the data superhighway on the nearest junction or possibility being excluded from the social and financial advantages of the knowledge revolution. our on-line world Divide significantly considers the complicated dating among technological switch, its impression upon social divisions, its results for social motion and the rising recommendations for social inclusion within the details Age. our on-line world Divide could be priceless studying for these learning social coverage, sociology, computing and verbal exchange reports.

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Positive political intervention will be required. The final section concludes by briefly examining some of the directions this should take if it is to bridge rather than exacerbate the divide. HOW WIDELY IS THE NET CAST? In September 1969 four computers on the west coast of the United States were connected together as part of an Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) experiment (Hobbes 1994). This was the first physical manifestation of the Internet. Since then, statistics have been maintained on the numbers of computers connected to the Internet and, since the first international connections were made (to the UK and Norway) in 1973, of the states and territories in which the network is accessible.

Positive political intervention will be required. The final section concludes by briefly examining some of the directions this should take if it is to bridge rather than exacerbate the divide. HOW WIDELY IS THE NET CAST? In September 1969 four computers on the west coast of the United States were connected together as part of an Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) experiment (Hobbes 1994). This was the first physical manifestation of the Internet. Since then, statistics have been maintained on the numbers of computers connected to the Internet and, since the first international connections were made (to the UK and Norway) in 1973, of the states and territories in which the network is accessible.

Indeed it has the decidedly ominous potential to increase the sense of alienation that has always made it more difficult for the economically deprived to cross over into higher levels of economic activity. Although the technology trickle-down factor may operate differently in different economic systems, with those systems that favour a mixture of intervention and market forces1 facilitating the liberation of serious benefits to a wide range of citizens, it has always failed to deliver its promises in the UK.

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