Globality: Session 4 at TEDGlobal2012

Originally posted on TED Blog:


Click to watch the session-opening animation

The world is becoming global — that’s an idea that has been around for many years now. But what effects will that have? What does it mean for the small countries? And the large ones? And just how global is it anyway? Session 4 at TEDGlobal explores these questions in politics, education, economics, and more.

In this session:

Our world is not flat, says Pankaj Ghemawat–it’s at best semi-globalized, with limited interactions between countries and economies. His talk is about the fractured nature of what appears to be a single global culture.

Read our recap of his talk >>

To research his new book, “Stealth of Nations,” Robert Neuwirth spent four years among street vendors, smugglers and “informal” import/export firms. His talk will introduce the audience to “System D,” an underground economy, parallel to the one normally talked about, that employs about half…

View original 130 more words

About these ads
Categories: Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. The Adventure Journal Theme.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,074 other followers

%d bloggers like this: