Skip to main content

Home/ IB Geography Global Interactions/ Group items tagged information_flows shrinking_world

Rss Feed Group items tagged

Kathleen Noreisch

1Mb Broadband Access Becomes Legal Right | News | YLE Uutiset | yle.fi - 1 views

  •  
    Starting next July, every person in Finland will have the right to a one-megabit broadband connection, says the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Finland is the world's first country to create laws guaranteeing broadband access.
Ian Hyland

Why Taiwan Matters - 1 views

  •  
    "Want to find the hidden center of the global economy? Take a drive along Taiwan's Sun Yat-sen Freeway. This stretch of road is how you reach the companies that connect the vast marketplaces and digital powerhouses of the U.S. with the enormous manufacturing centers of China."
Richard Allaway

BBC NEWS | Technology | How the world was connected - 7 views

  •  
    See how the global broadband network has grown rapidly
Kathleen Noreisch

Who's Connected How? | GOOD - 5 views

  •  
    Technology connects us more and more each day. Who are the most and least connected people in the world?
Kathleen Noreisch

GOOD » Where Does the Internet Come From?» - 4 views

  •  
    Last year, important internet cables connecting Europe to Asia were mysteriously severed, resulting in days of outages for millions of internet users. It was a stark reminder that, no matter how instantaneously our information seems to travel, it is, in fact, moving through cables on the bottom of the ocean. And, while the internet might seem like the cutting edge of technology, it's interesting to note that information has been traveling this way since the first telegraph cables were laid across the Atlantic ocean in the 19th century.
1 - 10 of 10
Showing 20 items per page