Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide is a series of efforts to allow access to bring internet inclusiveness to marginalized persons. The internet today is a great place for exclusion for those who don't even suspect that they are excluded. Although this is not work in a classic sense, it does bring to light a few questions. What is the implication of differing levels of technological proficiency? How do we take into account different connectivity levels?

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Types of 'Normal' Distance

What are the distances between a end-user, a client, a payer, a services company and a developer? To what degree are these distances necessary? To what degree are they hinderances? The main point here is to consider how distance is a necessary component of today's world. Here are some facts that impose distance : Contracts Orders Hierarchy Expertise Seniority Job Information etc. Here are some considerations that propose proximity :

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The Challenge 1

Each participant in France will learn one unique thing about one of the participants in Tunisia and each participant in Tunisia will learn unique one thing about each participant in France right now. As we learn things about each other, pay attention to how each participant will approach the subject of communication via webconference. What are the different postures we use? What language do we use? What kinds of things were we able to learn?

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