Government support, for instance by ensuring the Internet investment is complemented with universal electricity access, is essential. In addition, subsidies may be needed so that all households — including disadvantaged groups and those in rural and remote areas — have access to quality Internet, and to ensure there is no digital gender gap. For example, in response to the Covid-19 crisis, the governments of El Salvador, Malaysia and Nepal have introduced Internet fee discounts or waivers. … [Read more...] about Low internet access is driving inequality
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The online Astra Nova School, which is slated to open its virtual doors in September, would succeed an ultra-exclusive school that operated out of Musk’s SpaceX rocket factory until recently and had many of the same staff. It’s a model experts on the intersection of education and inequality said was not exactly in keeping with the most urgent needs of this pandemic moment. … [Read more...] about Would You Pay $7,500 to Educate Your Kid Like Elon Musk’s?
Fox News: Are there any fun facts about your dad that would surprise fans today?Heston: He didn’t like email. [laughs] He would call and ask, “Do I have email on my computer?” I would tell him, “No, Dad, we haven’t signed you up for it, but it’s easy to do. I can do it in five minutes.” He said, “No, no, that’s fine. I just wanted to make sure we didn’t have it.” He was a humorous guy. He loved telling funny stories and practical jokes. … He would actually do his own little comic strips and he’d mailed them to us. So every few days, we would get an envelope full of funny stuff from him. I always thought that was charming and wonderful. … [Read more...] about Charlton Heston’s son says ‘The Ten Commandments’ star ‘believed in the Constitution,’ ‘wanted to protect it’
“Our election infrastructure, certainly for an adversary to meddle with vote count, would be extremely difficult to achieve,” Wray said. “But that doesn't mean that there aren’t lots of other ways in which foreign adversaries have tried to interfere.” … [Read more...] about FBI working hard to stop election meddling, voter fraud, Director Wray tells Fox News
So, we have proposed a change to address that. What we have said is, you can take down stuff that is unlawful, and you can take down stuff that's not -- does not accord with your terms of service. But you have to make your terms of service clear. You have to have a reasonably based reason for taking down the particular content and show that it violated your terms of service. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Maria Bartiromo interviews AG Barr on police reform, Big Tech censorship, Durham investigation