Time machines and virtual portals

  title={Time machines and virtual portals},
  author={Mark Graham},
  journal={Progress in Development Studies},
  pages={211 - 227}
  • Mark Graham
  • Published 21 June 2011
  • Art
  • Progress in Development Studies
It is frequently argued that the ‘digital divide’ is one of the most significant development issues facing impoverished regions of the world. Yet, even though the term is inherently spatial, there have been no sustained efforts to examine the geographic assumptions underlying discourses of the ‘digital divide.’ This article traces the history of the term, reviewing some of its tangible effects and placing a focus on the temporal and spatial assumptions underpinning ‘digital divide’ discourses… 

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