internet

  • Los “baby boomers” pasan mucho tiempo libre pegados a las pantallas

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – En la última década, los estadounidenses mayores de 60 años han aumentado el tiempo que pasan en computadoras, tabletas, teléfonos o viendo televisión en casi 30 minutos por día. Y eso significa que la generación Baby Boomer y los mayores pasan más de la mitad...
  • Baby Boomers Spend Lots of Leisure Time Glued to Screens

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In the past decade, Americans ages 60 and older have increased the time they spend on computers, tablets, phones or watching T.V. by nearly 30 minutes per day. And that means the Baby Boomer generation and those older spend more than half of their daily...
  • High-Speed Internet Access Critical for Students and Job Seekers

    The job market is rapidly changing, thanks to new and emerging technologies. As a result, job training has become highly specialized, even at the high school level. While young people living in urban and suburban communities often benefit from on-site access to the specialized education that they will need...
  • FACEBOOK AND COMMON SENSE

    Shelly Palmer Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world’s largest population. In reading his op-ed in the Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas, I was struck by its similarities to Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense, which for all...
  • FACEBOOK, INTERNET PERSONAL PROFILES, & NET NEUTRALITY ISSUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR An article entitled, “Tech Chiefs Get a Bit Older and Wiser,” (author: Kevin Roose, New York Times Large Print Weekly, March 26, 2018, p 18) presents a perspective which may not be addressed at all by those members of the U.S. Congress who will have...
  • The Death of the Internet: What Happens Now?

    Shelly Palmer  Net Neutrality rules were originally enacted to ensure that all Americans would have equal access to a free and open Internet. We can argue about what Net Neutrality rules did and did not accomplish in a moment, but now I want to explore the most sensational of...
  • Post Net Neutrality, Can Municipal ISPs Free the Internet?

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After the Federal Communications Commission voted to kill net neutrality on Thursday, some California cities are looking to create or expand municipal internet service to preserve open, fair and affordable online access. Manhattan Beach is exploring the possibility, and Santa Monica,...
  • Will Congress Kill Facebook and the Rest of the Internet?

    Shelly Palmer  Fake news, fake ads, fake accounts, bots, Russians interfering with our elections … suddenly, people are waking up to the idea that the Internet is a highly chaotic, ungoverned meta-world with practically no regulation. This awakening is long overdue. Facebook Under Attack Congress wants answers. It’s caveat...
  • ‘Internet Essentials’ Program Tackles ‘Cruel Irony’ of Digital Divide

    New America Media SAN JOSE, Calif. – California, despite its global reputation as a cradle for technological innovation, has an internet connectivity problem – and Silicon Valley is no exception. Among California residents making more than $75,000 a year, some 94 percent have access to the internet in their...

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