Tag: digital divide

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Empowered patients, greedy pharmacoms and the coming 'eHealth divide'

Patient empowerment via online medicine represent a business opportunity for pharmaceutical companies. How to avoid the coming “eHealth divide” between those who have access to quality online information about available cures – and those who are prey of Big Pharma disinformation.

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‘Digital natives’: it’s an old, old notion…

Debunking the myth of the ‘Digital natives’: my speech at Lift10 conference (Geneva). Computer Kids (1980s), Internet Children (1990s), Digital Natives (2000s). Some of the members of this so-called new generation of computer users are already pushing forty…