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Do you think a digital divide exists in Lawrence?

Response Percent Votes
52% 127
26% 63
21% 52
Total 242


RoeDapple 5 years, 9 months ago

I see a lot of single digits in my rear view mirror

RoeDapple 5 years, 9 months ago

^^^^ Official banner for KU's School of Proctology

Terry Sexton 5 years, 9 months ago

I don't use 'em for dividing, only for adding & if I use 'em all, plus a certain other appendage, I's can counts one numbers highers than the missus.

foggydew 5 years, 9 months ago

Not just "yes," but God, yes. Lots of folks in the county are left with no options but Hughesnet. Better than dial-up, but NOT adequate.

Leslie Swearingen 5 years, 9 months ago

I thought the question was about those who have computers and the Internet and those who don't. When I go to the library I notice that every computer has someone sitting there. So, yes, there is a divide.

jhawkinsf 5 years, 9 months ago

The digital divide exists, though I suspect it is far more prevalent between the old and young than between the rich and poor. I know. The divide between what I tell my computer to do and what I want it to do is wide and deep.

classclown 5 years, 9 months ago


Would the fact that many are using the computers at the library kind of negate the divide? To use a computer at the library does not necessarily mean you are divided; just not an owner of a computer. Much like someone who rides the T or uses taxis have transportation without the cost of owning a car.

September 4, 2012 at 4:14 p.m


That depends. Are they regulated to insure that as many people as possible are given a chance to use them as needed? Or does Henderson's brigade park themselves at the computers all day depriving others of their use?

kernal 5 years, 9 months ago

I think the library has a one hour time limit for users.

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