Vertical is ict for development and the 3rd face is

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vertical is ICT FOR development and the 3rd face is policy for invention and guidance of development factors that contribute to digital divide: education (more, note data use) income (afford more/better access) geography (urban areas more fixed than mobile; rural more mobile than fixed) Age (use more when younger than older) Father of the Digital Age? Two contributions? Claude Shannon: Source Coding Theorem and Channeling Coding Theorem
Finland vs Mexico staff in digital tech Finland has 1 in 50 (20%) Mexico had 1 in 150 people (6%) fixed phone line (internet access) change 2005 was 20% 1 in 5 had it, now 15 % global goal for price of broadband? 5% of income Health care and digitalization: is 20% of $ spent; this could reduce it by 1/3. Historical developments in ICT? Lead letters in printing press; electric telegraph; trans atlantic telegraph cable; global internet.
How can digitalizing government help? ($) can increase transparency of spending; can decrease costs (by 20-30%) not determined by how developed government is (of its digitalized) How much (%) of info is now digital? 94% (was only ~3% in the 1980's) How softwares interact (between them) very complex, can do so many degrees away from source.

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