In the current corona crisis, it’s important that we focus on the future as well as on the present. The digital will play a big part in recovery.
"Covid-19 may be the biggest global crisis yet that many of us have ever faced, and I am not making light of the situation," says Jun-E Tan, the author of this piece. "We did not ask for destruction, but now that it is here, this may be an opportunity never seen before to build back better."
What’s the impact of ICTs on equality and inequality? What’s the relationship between digital divides and other inequalities between women and men, old and young, poor and rich? Are new technologies reducing or increasing inequalities?