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Changes in technology affecting Globalisation

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  • 1. Globalisation Technological Change
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    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMcfrLYDm2U 8 min video Did You Know
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8 Did You Know recent version
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fsocialnomics.net%2F2009%2F08%2F11%2Fstatistics-show-social-media-is-bigger-than-you-think%2F&feature=player_embedded Social media Revolution
  • 5. Overview
    • Recently there have been large changes in communications and transport technology.
    • This has changed the way that economies operate and cultures interact .
    • This is referred to as a shrinking of time and space and leads to what we now call a “global village”.
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  • 7. The Internet
    • The internet allows the sharing of information around the world 24 hours a day.
    • It has enabled small business to market their products around the world.
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  • 9. Satellite Technology
    • We rely on satellites every day.
    • This includes telephones, weather, television and the military.
    • They are now cheaper than ever to run and as such there are many orbiting the earth.
    • http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDRxvFYNDmc&feature=player_embedded Video on History of Satellites
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydbbd-4oEds&eurl=http://www.google.com/reader/view/?added=1 Number of Satellites on Google Earth
  • 10. Exponential times
    • http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1158758/Mobile-phone-use-explodes-60-worlds-population-signs-handset.html Africa
    • http://www.good.is/post/the-doctor-is-only-an-sms-away/
  • 11. However
    • http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/09/28/myanmar.dissidents/
    • http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1158758/Mobile-phone-use-explodes-60-worlds-population-signs-handset.html
  • 12. Transport Technology
    • Air Transport: The Boeing 747and Airbus A380 has allowed cheaper travel and has increased the volume of tourism and business activity.
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR00_uLfGVE&eurl=http://www.google.com.au/reader/view/?hl=en&tab=wy
    • Land Transport: Rail and road infrastructure has allowed for increased efficiency and competitiveness.
    • Sea Transport: Shipping and cargo handling has been improved by technology and as such the cost of transporting goods has declined. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBQ7IA2RI2c

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