Bridging San Diego’s Digital Divide
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Aired 7/31/14 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Bridging the Digital Divide In San Diego
Gary Knight, Executive Director, San Diego Futures Foundation
Denise Nelesen, Aging and Independence Services, County of San Diego
Do you have the newest tablet? Can it double as a laptop? Do you have a smartwatch? Are you thinking about getting Google Glass?
Many of us have or are just about to get the latest, fastest and most up-to-date technology to guide us through the day.
But some people have seen the high-tech parade pass them by. And that's becoming more of a problem as technology become less of a luxury and more of a necessity in our society.
There are organizations in San Diego trying to help underserved residents get access to and learn how to use computers and other devices.