Digital Divide 2001 - Man , Woman Is Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge
edited: Sunday, August 12, 2012
By Angela D Watkins
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2007
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2001 Article - I consider myself at the forefront of the Internet movement (and I have paid a dear pittance to do it.
This is an article that I wrote in 2001 and some resources are no longer available for people to use. Digital Divide: Man/Woman Is Destroyed For Lack Of Knowledge ---http://www.work-at-home-news.net/featurearticle134.html I started my research in 1996 and I am not your every day conservative African American--I am 43 years old. Some weeks I spent from 30 hours up to 100 hours online researching on how I could improve my life in all areas. I have had no problem communicating with other cultural communities. I have never allowed anyone to pick and choose my friends; because when this happens you are allowing yourself to be controlled. The Internet brings Christians Aids/Helps/Updates to my door. Inspiring Daily Devotions from Australia, a Sermon that Dr. William Shaw, President of the National Baptist Convention USA all came right to via of the Internet. In the late 1990's I once was informed that By January, 1970 there were "4" colleges set up to exchange information; the number increased to "10" within seven months and e-mail appeared in 1972. Reality Checklist!!! Test Time Open Book Quiz so you should have no fear. And besides, you are the only one who will know your score! 1. When was the last time that Leaders on a National/Regional/State/Local level took a poll to see how many homes had library cards? 2. When was the last time Leaders on a National/Regional/State/Local level took people to the library to introduce them to the Internet? 3. Why are we having banquets and planning trips and not setting up tutorial classes/workshops for our community? 4. Are we really investing in our community for the future? I consider myself at the forefront of the Internet movement (and I have paid a dear pittance to do it). I did not have funds/money so I used Free resources in "all" my daily activities. I had approximate 4 - 8 "FREE" Internet Service (I also had and still have area plus so I did not incur any long distance charges to my telephone) Providers that I downloaded on my Windows 95 Computer; but I will share a website with you visit http://www.netzero.net or call 1-800-DEFENDER. I had approximate several email accounts all free to me. The reason why I prefer "free" email accounts it has not been a problem for me to pull up my emails no matter what Internet Service Provider that I used. I will share a few free accounts that you could view for your usage http://www.hotmail.com, http://www.juno.com, http://www.netzero.net and http://www.altavista.com just to name a few. Free Web Pages are easy to build and self-replicating. Free web pages have step by step instructions that you can use. Visit http://www.bigstep.com just to learn more about free web pages. There is no excuse for no Church, Organization, School, Individual not to have their own web page. Low Cost Tips On How You Could Afford A Computer/E-mail Access 1. Call Viking 800-421-1222 or visit http://www.VikingOP.com and ask about the Brother Desk Top Publishing Word Processor (DP-530CJ) it has capabilities of email access (you will have to pay for Internet Service Provieder) Catalog price March, 2000--$399.94. 2. Call 800-GO-WEBTV (800-469-3288) or visit http://www.dishnetwork.com and you should find a DISHPlayer priced for $299--March, 2000. 3. Call 800-328-3100 or visit http://www.damark.com and you should find great low prices on their computer/printer/monitor. Recommended Book Reading Mega Mind, Path to Success and Freedom is based upon studies of 100's of successful people from different parts of the world. Mind body medicine is also combined in this book. He stated that the "brain" is like an automobile or computer, be upgraded for maximum performance. The brain (the hardware) and experiences, learned behaviors, societal impressions, etc.(software and programming) and 6,000,000,000,000 automatic functions the brain performs each second------positive behaviors that change and improve performance and one's overall life could be "wired" into the brain and become automatic responses.