Erin Simpson

Erin Simpson is a Fellow at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and the author of “Digital Dividends: Investigating the User Experience in Chicago’s Public Computer Center System.” Follow her on Twitter: @heyerinsimpson

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Monday, August 10, 2015
404 Error: Why Internet Access is Still a Problem for Many in Poverty
When President Obama recently announced the ConnectHome initiative in the auditorium of Oklahoma’s Durant High School, he again stated that the Internet is a necessity, not a luxury. No kidding, Mr. President. This isn’t news to anyone. For most people, the Internet is key to basic life functions:...
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