The Wall Street Journal writes about homeless who are able to stay “connected” even though they are living in shelters and even under bridges!
With the dependence on the Internet still increasing even today, in some ways it’s critical for homeless to keep some type of access to the online world. Communicating with friends and family and job searches are just some of the online needs of those who are on the streets.
Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and the like are ways that the homeless are able to feel, if just for a moment, like everyone else.
I’m sure some will argue that their priorities are not right for the fight to get off the streets, but tell that to the homeless man who is writing computer programming that he will eventually be able to sell.
See the article HERE.