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From Rural Digital Divides to Local Solutions

By Nicol Turner-LeePhotography by Mark Williams-Hoelscher The road to Garrett County, Maryland Thick snow flurries fell on the night that my colleague Mark Hoelscher, then Brookings’s resident photographer, and I left Washington, D.C., driving northwest on Interstate 270 toward Garrett County, Maryland. The trip, which is normally three hours, took five given the blinding and […]

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Digital Democracy: Past, Present, Future An Interview with Vinton G. Cerf Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Paper by Beth Simone Noveck, Vinton G. Cerf Authors Info & Affiliations ABSTRACT In this 2019 interview, Vint Cerf, co-creator of the Internet, reflects on the evolution of the Internet from a computational to a social medium. He shares his concerns about the spread of disinformation and the way that the negative feedback loop created […]