Poverty

09.05.17
800,000 low-income UK homes to benefit from free solar panels
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800,000 low-income UK homes to benefit from free solar panels

The majority of them will be installed in the north west of England, saving households up to £240 a year.

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08.19.16
Satellite imagery can be used to predict regions of poverty
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Satellite imagery can be used to predict regions of poverty

Applying machine learning to public data creates a more accurate picture of wealth distribution.

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03.08.16
US to give poorer Americans $9 a month for broadband
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US to give poorer Americans $9 a month for broadband

The FCC is shedding light on its internet-oriented reform of the Lifeline subsidy program.

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03.04.14
Comcast's internet access program for low-income families will continue indefinitely
03.04.14

Comcast's internet access program for low-income families will continue indefinitely

Comcast's Internet Essentials program was originally supposed to wind down this June, roughly thre...

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01.17.11
UK aims to improve access to technology, internet with £98 Linux PCs
01.17.11

UK aims to improve access to technology, internet with £98 Linux PCs

Remember when the UK started distributing free laptops to poor schoolchildren in order to encourage...

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08.18.08
Forum post of the day: Born with a plastic spoon
08.18.08

Forum post of the day: Born with a plastic spoon

Aside from players that are bitter because they missed out on Recruit-a-Friend benefits, is there an...

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11.07.07
Satiate intercontinental voracity with online vocabulary game
11.07.07

Satiate intercontinental voracity with online vocabulary game

Ever feel you're wasting your time with games? Feel like you should be doing something to better you...

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09.26.07
British children surveyed: "poor children don't have mobile phones"
09.26.07

British children surveyed: "poor children don't have mobile phones"

Researchers in England recently polled children about their views on poverty, and in their eyes, wha...

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