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Jim Heid

Jim Heid

[Jim Heid is a well known computer writer, publishing frequently in Macworld and PC World. He also cohosts Point & Click Radio, a call-in radio show about computers and technology that's also available via the Web.

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No Back Roads

On the Internet, there are no back roads. If you have an Internet connection in Jackson, Montana (population 38 people, 53 dogs), you can be as much a part of the information age as if you live in Manhattan. In fact, the Internet directly addresses the unique challenges rural areas have: geographic isolation, small schools and libraries, few stores, and fewer sources of news