In its most recent survey of US Internet adoption, the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 85 percent of all American adults now use the Internet, up from 80 percent a year ago.
While that is good news, that still leaves 15 percent, or 24 million adults, offline. Who are the holdouts? The US still has a "digital divide," but it's not the one most people would imagine. According to the survey, the most significant factor is age: Nearly half of non-users are age 65 or older. Education is the second-most important factor -- more … Read more