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Published on February 26, 2009

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uh... this powerpoint is about the Global Issue Digital Divide enjoy?! :)
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By: Megan , Jessendra , Noah

First let’s ask all you what do you know about digital divide. (by the way, you’re not supposed to answer if you are a student.) Raise your hands if you know something about Digital Divide.

First let’s ask all you what do you know about digital divide.

(by the way, you’re not supposed to answer if you are a student.)

Raise your hands if you know something about Digital Divide.

Affects many people Only getting worse The need for technology in this world is very important This affects other global issues like poverty and illiteracy

Affects many people

Only getting worse

The need for technology in this world is very important

This affects other global issues like poverty and illiteracy

Look at these equations: Digital Divide= Rich + $ Digital Divide= Poor - $ Digital Divide= Poor people – connection to outer world – further education. THAT is why Digital Divide is an important global issue.

Look at these equations:

Digital Divide= Rich + $

Digital Divide= Poor - $

Digital Divide=

Poor people – connection to outer world – further education.

THAT is why Digital Divide is an important global issue.

Many groups have been formed Money has been raised to provide schools and other groups or people with technologies like computer. Technology has been donated to the victims of the digital divide

Many groups have been formed

Money has been raised to provide schools and other groups or people with technologies like computer.

Technology has been donated to the victims of the digital divide

Background Information Uganda has a population of around 31,367,972 people Only 2,000,000 of these people are internet users That’s only 6.4% of Uganda's population leaving it as only 64 th on Wikipedia's list of the worlds top internet users.

Uganda has a population of around 31,367,972 people

Only 2,000,000 of these people are internet users

That’s only 6.4% of Uganda's population leaving it as only 64 th on Wikipedia's list of the worlds top internet users.

More Information

Why did we choose this Topic? Digital Divide is keeping the poor from getting out of poverty Not many people realize the seriousness of Digital Divide This is the one issue that needs to be publicized the most

Digital Divide is keeping the poor from getting out of poverty

Not many people realize the seriousness of Digital Divide

This is the one issue that needs to be publicized the most

Media http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UHHPOzUNas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcboST0evqE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cf3mQM0aXI http://www.telecentre.org/video/bridging-the-digital-divide-in

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UHHPOzUNas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcboST0evqE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cf3mQM0aXI

http://www.telecentre.org/video/bridging-the-digital-divide-in

Other Groups and Organizations We are focusing on aiding the group called: Inveneo Some other groups include: Close the Gap Computers for Africa Technology access Foundation InterConnection

We are focusing on aiding the group called:

Inveneo

Some other groups include:

Close the Gap Computers for Africa Technology access Foundation InterConnection

What are they Doing? Inveneo is providing functional and affordable equipment to the people of Uganda. Some examples are listed here: Ultra low-power computers and servers Long-distance wireless (Wi-Fi) Local-Area Networking (LAN) gear VoIP telephony software and integrated hardware Free and Open source operating systems for servers and desktops

Inveneo is providing functional and affordable equipment to the people of Uganda. Some examples are listed here:

Ultra low-power computers and servers

Long-distance wireless (Wi-Fi) Local-Area Networking (LAN) gear

VoIP telephony software and integrated hardware

Free and Open source operating systems for servers and desktops

Why Did We Choose This Organization? Affordable and well thought out We trust them They hold charity events that are designed to let many people participate

Affordable and well thought out

We trust them

They hold charity events that are designed to let many people participate

Without technology many things become more difficult Think about these without technology Checking the News Phoning a friend Writing an essay

Think about these without technology

Checking the News

Phoning a friend

Writing an essay

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY TIME 

Interactive Activity Get into groups of two Have both of you stand at opposite ends of the room Without raising your voices find out the birthday, birthplace, and pet(if any) of your partner

Get into groups of two

Have both of you stand at opposite ends of the room

Without raising your voices find out the birthday, birthplace, and pet(if any) of your partner

Interactive Activity Reflection Now repeat the exercise while standing next to each other Which one was easier? How do you think such a lack of communication would effect your daily lives

Now repeat the exercise while standing next to each other

Which one was easier?

How do you think such a lack of communication would effect your daily lives

Quotes "We're changing the world with technology.“ -Bill Gates "I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.“ -Isaac Asimov

"We're changing the world with technology.“

-Bill Gates

"I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.“

-Isaac Asimov

“ An individual poor person is an isolated island by himself and herself. IT can end that isolation overnight.” -Prof. Muhammad Yunus

“ An individual poor person is an isolated island by himself and herself. IT can end that isolation overnight.”

-Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Our Short-Term Plan Raise awareness about our global issue by making posters and flyers. Organize fund-raising activities like a bake sale to donate to the organizations we chose

Raise awareness about our global issue by making posters and flyers.

Organize fund-raising activities like a bake sale to donate to the organizations we chose

Our Long-Term Plan Donate the money we raise, and the computers we got to Inveneo. TRY to get volunteers from Uganda to teach them how to use the computers. After we improve the technology in a school located in Uganda we will move on to another school and so on.

Donate the money we raise, and the computers we got to Inveneo.

TRY to get volunteers from Uganda to teach them how to use the computers.

After we improve the technology in a school located in Uganda we will move on to another school and so on.

GO TO OUR WIKI! Background information on our issue Other organizations that could be helpful List of ways on how you can help and How you can participate in these organizations. Our wiki: http://global-community09.wikispaces.com/Hum2+Group4

Background information on our issue

Other organizations that could be helpful

List of ways on how you can help and

How you can participate in these organizations.

Our wiki: http://global-community09.wikispaces.com/Hum2+Group4

Other Organizations InterConnection: - Only takes in technology stuff like computers monitors, printers, scanners, ink cartridges, keyboards, mice, power cables, wires, memory/hard drives, small speakers etc. - They train volunteers to teach the kids how to use the computer. http://www.interconnection.org

InterConnection:

- Only takes in technology stuff like computers monitors, printers, scanners, ink cartridges, keyboards, mice, power cables, wires, memory/hard drives, small speakers etc.

- They train volunteers to teach the kids how to use the computer.

http://www.interconnection.org

Computers4Africa: -They are working on a project that gives donated mouse to Africa and Asia -You can donate money, bubble wrap, packing peanuts, shipping boxes and computers! -Volunteers can go to Omaha, Nebraska where you will do volunteer jobs http://www.computers4africa.org/

Computers4Africa:

-They are working on a project that gives donated mouse to Africa and Asia

-You can donate money, bubble wrap, packing peanuts, shipping boxes and computers!

-Volunteers can go to Omaha, Nebraska where you will do volunteer jobs

http://www.computers4africa.org/

What have we done so far? Raise Awareness by creating posters Collected money from the cookie baking project. Collected wires, and other devices, and donating them

Raise Awareness by creating posters

Collected money from the cookie baking project.

Collected wires, and other devices, and donating them

Why should you and we care Not many people know about Digital Divide So that makes it our duty to inform people It is treated as a luxury but is actually more of an essential It could help Uganda communicate with the world

Not many people know about Digital Divide

So that makes it our duty to inform people

It is treated as a luxury but is actually more of an essential

It could help Uganda communicate with the world

Why should you do something about this issue It is a global issue concerning us too It is connected to poverty and illiteracy Africa (the whole continent) has fewer Internet users that France 13/1000 are connected to the Internet East Africa- 6 computers per 1000 people Average wage- $2 (not enough for a computer or a telephone definitely) Uganda- one of the worst countries suffering from digital divide

It is a global issue concerning us too

It is connected to poverty and illiteracy

Africa (the whole continent) has fewer Internet users that France

13/1000 are connected to the Internet

East Africa- 6 computers per 1000 people

Average wage- $2 (not enough for a computer or a telephone definitely)

Uganda- one of the worst countries suffering from digital divide

Worksite Background Information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_divide Organizations Geekcorps Inveneo One Laptop Per Child Association, Inc. Close the Gap http://www.techaccess.org/ http://www.computers4africa.org http://dgss.wsu.edu/di/ Articles South Africa compares Digital Divide to apartheid Africa Goes Online Digital Divide Grows with Web Use http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Allan_Rwakatungu Learning to bridge the Digital Divide http://www.apc.org/en/pubs/manuals/gender/africa/gender-digital-divide-francophone-africa-harsh-reaitvibe.com/news/4431/ www.marketwire.com/press-release/Ncomputing-Inc-770193.html Statistics http://www.itu.int/wsis/tunis/newsroom/stats/ Videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cf3mQM0aXI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcboST0evqE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UHHPOzUNas

Background Information

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_divide Organizations Geekcorps Inveneo One Laptop Per Child Association, Inc. Close the Gap http://www.techaccess.org/ http://www.computers4africa.org http://dgss.wsu.edu/di/ Articles South Africa compares Digital Divide to apartheid Africa Goes Online Digital Divide Grows with Web Use http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Allan_Rwakatungu Learning to bridge the Digital Divide http://www.apc.org/en/pubs/manuals/gender/africa/gender-digital-divide-francophone-africa-harsh-reaitvibe.com/news/4431/ www.marketwire.com/press-release/Ncomputing-Inc-770193.html Statistics http://www.itu.int/wsis/tunis/newsroom/stats/ Videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cf3mQM0aXI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcboST0evqE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UHHPOzUNas

Quotes http://www.changingthepresent.org/technology_and_digital_divide/quotes Photos http://flickr.com/photos/1village/2860819784/ http://flickr.com/photos/1village/2860819784/ http://www.upenn.edu/ccp/programs/digitaldivide/Tanzania8-01(MCW)1.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:XO_with_Internet_connection_OLPC.JPG http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/img/digital_divide_categorypic.png www.dayinscience.unsw.edu.au www.heyhotshot.com/blog/hot-shots-news/ www.masternewmedia.org www.idrc.ca/gk3/ev-117480-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2005/07/29/images/2005072902600101.jpg http://bergie.iki.fi/midcom-serveattachmentguid-ef0b678b62f7b335e27db88d4e1b543b/olpc_orange_small.jpg http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_76cnbpnGAq8/Rf_XHb5ASXI/AAAAAAAAAXo/zsvHGo5H6Fk/s400/computercash.jpg http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/soc/Dr-Fun/df200008/df20000817.jpg http://myeastbayagent.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/digital-divide.jpg http://www.fuzzyopinions.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/WindowsLiveWriter/YoutubedealwithCBSfallsapart_1B74/logo%20youtube%5B3%5D.jpg

Quotes

http://www.changingthepresent.org/technology_and_digital_divide/quotes

Photos http://flickr.com/photos/1village/2860819784/ http://flickr.com/photos/1village/2860819784/ http://www.upenn.edu/ccp/programs/digitaldivide/Tanzania8-01(MCW)1.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:XO_with_Internet_connection_OLPC.JPG http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/img/digital_divide_categorypic.png www.dayinscience.unsw.edu.au

www.heyhotshot.com/blog/hot-shots-news/

www.masternewmedia.org

www.idrc.ca/gk3/ev-117480-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2005/07/29/images/2005072902600101.jpg

http://bergie.iki.fi/midcom-serveattachmentguid-ef0b678b62f7b335e27db88d4e1b543b/olpc_orange_small.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_76cnbpnGAq8/Rf_XHb5ASXI/AAAAAAAAAXo/zsvHGo5H6Fk/s400/computercash.jpg

http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/soc/Dr-Fun/df200008/df20000817.jpg

http://myeastbayagent.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/digital-divide.jpg

http://www.fuzzyopinions.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/WindowsLiveWriter/YoutubedealwithCBSfallsapart_1B74/logo%20youtube%5B3%5D.jpg

www.germes-online.com forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=11550 uglydemocrats.com/democrats/United-States/CNN/ http://images.businessweek.com/mz/04/45/techbuy/0445pe_techguide_phones01.htm http://www.timknipp.wordpress.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnpc/1863506143/ http://www.self.org/images/computer_lab.jpg http://www.computers4africa.org/participate/handson.htm http://www.computers4africa.org/participate/inkind.htm http://flickr.com/photos/thevisionsofkai/2879419084/ http://flickr.com/photos/anarpa/67000334/ http://flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=computers&m=text http://flickr.com/photos/camara/849221662/ http://www.urbanministry.org/wiki/international-digital-divide-statistics http://www.itu.int/wsis/tunis/newsroom/stats/ http://blessingsofjoy.com/images/Africamap.jpg www.thesupersurvey.com www.flickr.com and our brains :D

www.germes-online.com forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=11550

uglydemocrats.com/democrats/United-States/CNN/

http://images.businessweek.com/mz/04/45/techbuy/0445pe_techguide_phones01.htm

http://www.timknipp.wordpress.com

http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnpc/1863506143/

http://www.self.org/images/computer_lab.jpg

http://www.computers4africa.org/participate/handson.htm

http://www.computers4africa.org/participate/inkind.htm

http://flickr.com/photos/thevisionsofkai/2879419084/

http://flickr.com/photos/anarpa/67000334/

http://flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=computers&m=text

http://flickr.com/photos/camara/849221662/

http://www.urbanministry.org/wiki/international-digital-divide-statistics

http://www.itu.int/wsis/tunis/newsroom/stats/

http://blessingsofjoy.com/images/Africamap.jpg

www.thesupersurvey.com

www.flickr.com

and our brains :D

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