Is access to computers and the web enough to solve the digital divide?

technology-fieldIn the middle of one of Miami’s poorest and toughest neighborhoods, there is a computer lab with free wireless internet for Liberty City residents who would otherwise go without the technology.

But when Cecilia Gutierrez looks at how residents are using the web connection her nonprofit provides, she’s disheartened.

“They’re going to social media sites. They’re not using it to get ahead, unless they’re being guided by us,” said Gutierrez, CEO of the Miami Children’s Initiative.

Gutierrez has zeroed-in on a problem...

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