August 9, 2012
As I mentioned before, almost two-thirds of the global population is not yet using the Internet. Despite several digital inclusion efforts, penetration has not reached over 90% in the majority of the countries in the world. Looking at the reasons why a person is not connected to the Internet yet, we see some interesting trends.
July 26, 2012
One of the topics that is quickly raised when we bring up the digital inclusion challenges is privacy, or the new lack of privacy. My generation, X, grew up in an almost offline world. In Brazil phones were limited and extremely expensive, we had stores that rented them for a high monthly fee, and a line could easily cost you 3,000 to 4,000 dollars. Pictures had to be developed and used to cost a lot, camcorders started in the 80s […]