Professor Simeon Yates is the director of the Centre for Digital Humanities and Social Science at the University of Liverpool. For almost 30 years, he has researched the impact of the internet on language and culture. He is a leading expert on digital exclusion.
Simeon appeared on the University of Liverpool Podcast to discuss how people are negatively impacted by a lack of access to the internet, and how the state and other institutions must change their assumptions about internet access.
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Interested in exploring ways we can use technology to give more access rather than exclude? Learning more about the University of Liverpool’s online Computer Science programmes.