Be Careful What You Wish For

Five Things You Need to Read Today

1. Be Careful What You Wish For

I vividly remember about two decades ago a lot of fevered talk about the “digital divide.” The idea was that only the well-off could afford computers, so only their children would be prepared for the new digital economy, while the poor kids–deprived of all that useful screen time–would be left behind.

Fast-forward 25 years and we find out that there is indeed a “digital divide”–but it’s the opposite of what everybody thought it would be.

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