December 2, 2017

Global symposium on AI & Inclusion in beautiful Rio de Janeiro

Last week, I had the immense pleasure of participating in the Global AI & Inclusion Symposium at the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Global Network of Internet & Society Centers (NoC) invit...

April 20, 2016

Conversations about the prospects for Detroit’s future often expose a divide between those who see the city recovering from a decline in population and financial vitality and those who have given up on the city’s recovery. As part of a research project on the role of t...

April 18, 2016

“For us to expect inmates will possess the skills necessary to survive in the free world, we'll have to come to the realization they'll have to use these things."
-- Douglas Smith III, Chief Information Officer, Florida Department of Corrections


Allowing prisoners secu...

March 21, 2016

In a time and society in which Internet use and Internet skills are expected of everyone—especially those under retirement age—affordable access to broadband infrastructures is a first, key step. But additional barriers to broadband adoption—digital skills and the moti...

March 7, 2016

Over the past 20 years, the proportion of Internet users has continuously increased. According to the latest Pew Research Center data, 84 percent of US citizens were online in 2015. Only 16 percent of the respondents identified themselves as non-users, i.e. people who...

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Bianca C. Reisdorf, D.Phil.

Department of Communication Studies

UNC Charlotte

© 2016 by Bianca Reisdorf.

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