Can free access to the Internet enhance the lives of people in poor communities? An experimental system in East Austin, Texas, is showing the way.
In an effort to lure Web-savy customers, more and more companies are setting up shop online. Profits are elusive, though, as pioneers attempt to discover how best to tap the medium's potential.
Collecting, selecting, and refining the stories that go online, web-based magazines are transforming the internet experience. But these embryonic publications don't yet fully exploit the new medium's potential-and their financial viability is in question.
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