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Digital divide?

? Digital communication is great for those who can afford the technology. What about the rest? Technology is pushing the world toward a paper?less work environment, and the evidence is growing locally. Direct-deposit checking and online bill payments have been around for quite a while now, greatly reducing the need for paper checks. The local school board began distributing its […]

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Old devices die with new tech

When I read that 87 percent of all the scientists who ever lived are alive at this moment, I was surprised. But, when I thought about it, I shouldn?t have been, because with technology multiplying exponentially, it?s only a natural phenomena. A friend of mine told me something I never forgot regarding change: with every ?yes? there is a corresponding […]

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E-messages aren’t always clear

A friend who was living in Boston in the mid 1980s told me his job was getting computers to talk to each other. I couldn?t even fathom what he was doing until the Internet started taking off in the early to mid-1990s. Those were certainly exciting times, and looking back, it?s hard to believe how quickly technology changed our lives, […]

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