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Changes in technology affecting Globalisation

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

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