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NHS patients to be monitored remotely in digital healthcare revolution

NHS patients to be monitored remotely in digital healthcare revolution | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
The NHS is going high-tech with new proposals announced today which could see
conditions being monitored remotely to free up doctors' appointments
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Digital Inclusion

David Taverner, Senior Director: Digital Inclusion, talks about the recently released Digital Inclusion report. To download the Digital Inclusion report, vis...
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More older people accessing internet, thanks to tablets | Digital By Default News

More older people accessing internet, thanks to tablets | Digital By Default News | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
The number of people aged 65 and over accessing the internet has risen by more than a quarter in the past year, driven by a three-fold increase in the use of tablet computers to go online, new Ofcom research reveals.
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Disability charity: Google has excluded Scotland from aid scheme

Disability charity: Google has excluded Scotland from aid scheme | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
A scheme set up by internet corporation Google to help non-profit organisations is discriminatory because it excludes Scotland, a disability charity has said.
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Surely registration with http://www.oscr.org.uk/ is sufficient proof for Google?

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Universal Credit can drive digital skills in the UK - The Information Daily

Universal Credit can drive digital skills in the UK The Information Daily Perhaps most importantly - and why the benefit has such potential for digital inclusion - is that Universal Credit presents an opportunity to encourage the 11m in the UK...
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The cost of getting online is still a barrier for many. Poor advice on  pay-as-you-go smart phones and internet dongles can also be a factor. More training and more free public wifi is needed.

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Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft Windows 8.1 | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
There are welcome tweaks and new features in this free OS update, but it's not a game-changer.
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If you are buying a new PC it may be worth waiting for Windows 8.1 to come preloaded so you don't have to upgrade it.

 

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Who are the older digitally excluded?

Who are the older digitally excluded? | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
This blog was contributed by David Mortimer, Head of Digital Inclusion, at Age Age UK. For many years, local and national organisations have been working to support individuals learn how to use com...
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How Nonprofits Are Blowing It With Their Future Source of Revenue - Huffington Post

How Nonprofits Are Blowing It With Their Future Source of Revenue - Huffington Post | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
How Nonprofits Are Blowing It With Their Future Source of Revenue
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We have all received a nonprofit's direct mail solicitation at some point in our lives.
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Uk nonprofits should see this as an early warning.

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What is 802.11ac WiFi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it? | ExtremeTech

What is 802.11ac WiFi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it? | ExtremeTech | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
Over the last few weeks, the first round of 802.11ac WiFi devices have started to emerge.
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Significant changes in 2014

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Digital Inclusion Infographic: The Internet is Important to Everyone | WebJunction.org

Digital Inclusion Infographic: The Internet is Important to Everyone | WebJunction.org | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it

For the past year and a half, we at OCLC’s WebJunction have been guiding and documenting local leadership teams in nine pilot communities who are figuring out how to increase information technology access and use (referred to as "digital inclusion") in their communities.

 

The project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Service (IMLS) and based upon Building Digital Communities: Framework for Action (The Framework), also funded by IMLS. The Framework recommends community-wide digital inclusion efforts involve a variety of sectors. Local leadership teams representing government, libraries and nonprofits lead the nine pilot communities.

 

Our pilot communities have taught us many lessons, including:

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Digital inclusion in the health and care sector | Jon Rouse

Digital inclusion in the health and care sector | Jon Rouse | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
Updates and comment from Jon Rouse, Director General, Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at Department of Health.
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Adobe EchoSign Demo | Delta Digital

Adobe EchoSign Demo | Delta Digital | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
Get documents signed easily online Here we have a short video showing how to use EchoSign by Adobe. There are many different uses for this product and it
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One In Every 5 People In The World Own A Smartphone, One In Every 17 Own A Tablet [CHART]

One In Every 5 People In The World Own A Smartphone, One In Every 17 Own A Tablet [CHART] | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
The real numbers for PC, smartphone and tablet penetration, by year.

Via Tina Cook
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It's a bit like the black and white TV or black and white film for your camera. Soon you will not be able to buy a phone that is not smart.

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Tina Cook's curator insight, January 2, 2014 9:05 AM

This is why our websites need to be responsive.

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'Digital Nation?' infographic depicts UK's digital divide - Digital By Default News

'Digital Nation?' infographic depicts UK's digital divide - Digital By Default News | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
'Digital Nation?' infographic depicts UK's digital divide Digital By Default News The world of digital inclusion has been through quite a lot of iterations and I'm delighted with recent additions, such as Martha Lane Fox's new charity and our close...
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A visual representation showing an overview of Digital Inclusion.

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diego-1's curator insight, January 14, 2014 9:28 AM

A manera de ejemplo,  la brecha digital en Reino Unido  esta mediada por las nuevas interacciones y novedades.

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Edinburgh Drops Fibre Broadband Plan And Opts For Wi-Fi

Edinburgh has revised its plans for its own superfast broadband network and instead opted for more Wi-Fi hotspots
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Other parts of the country should follow this lead and make wifi available in more public areas.

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Newton library offering computer classes - Newton Daily News

Newton library offering computer classes - Newton Daily News | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
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Newton library offering computer classes
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The library is now able to offer several basic computer operating classes.
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Hotspot - Free WiFi Hotspot Finder | The Cloud

Looking for your nearest Cloud WiFi hotspot? Our free WiFi finder can help. Use our WiFi hotspot finder to locate WiFi hotspots in the UK.
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The Cloud is free for Sky Broadband subscribers

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Microsoft: Free Office 365 For Students

Microsoft: Free Office 365 For Students | Digital Inclusion | Scoop.it
Microsoft's new Student Advantage program means schools that license Office 365 for staff can now provide the software to students at no additional cost.

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