How do you dissolve the global digital divide? How do you overcome the disparities between those of us who have lives driven and enhanced by a cornucopia of digital gadgets and resources, and those communities where the cattle moves faster than the data and children share a computer with a hundred others? In late December 2005 and the first week of this year, one of the United Kingdom's main research fundersthe Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the EPSRCbrought together 25-plus researchers and practitioners to tackle the problem. Participants had diverse backgroundsthere were geographers, economists, hydro-engineers, as well as…
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