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Friedman started off with the book after he was inspired by a meeting he had with Nandan Nilekani, CEO of Infosys, in India. They discussed the immense investments that have been made in technology which have provided a platform where workers, skills, and capital can be delivered anywhere from any part of the world. According to his views, the “flattening” is as a result of merging personal computers with fiber optic cables with the rise in the availability and ease to access workflow software.
He has recognized this phase as Globalization 3.0. Globalization 1.0 was the time when countries and their governments were the agents for global integration and during the period of Globalization 2.0 multinational companies took the responsibility for global assimilation. In the book Friedman has recognized ‘Ten Flatteners’ which he believes have leveled the universal playing field.
This event in history represented the ending of the Cold War which permitted people belonging to the opposite side of the wall to take part in the economic activities. It discusses about the fall of the Berlin Wall which is related to the fall of communism and the effect that personal computers had on the aptitude of people to produce and come up with their own content and stay in touch with one another. At the point in time, the initial things that came up and formed the basis for the revolution in the coming times were Windows, personal computers, dial-up modems, processors, and an international phone network.
With the introduction of Netscape and the web, the Internet was accessible to a broader range of audience. Initially it was used mostly by the geeks and those who had to rely on it for their work; however, with this the net was available to people from 5 year old children to 90 year olds. With digitization, files, music, pictures, and films could be used by people all around the world.
It tells about the capability of the machine to interact and talk
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He keeps comparing his findings with those of Columbus’s and eventually tells that he found that the “World was Flat.” He got immensely inspired by the existence of a video conferencing system embedded in one f the companies of India named Infosys. He is mesmerized when one of the personnel tells him just was he was trying to configure that the ‘Playing field was leveling’.
As a result, it finds itself manifested in many works of fiction that are a part of countries and cultures of which Christianity is a part. William Shakespeare’s works were a part of Elizabethan England and were thus, a part of a time when Christianity’s influence upon the people was profound and very important.
Vincent’s investigation about the mental institutions begun when she experienced depression after she assumed the role of a man (coupled with her childhood trauma) during her previous book Self-Made Man that she decided to commit herself to healt care facility to help deal with her problem.
Hua has written several novels and essays that has paved its way in to the reader’s favorites. Hua narrates about his experiences as a young adult in Mao’s times where the western literature and books were banished and banned on the entire Chinese community (Hua, 2012).
Thomas Friedman was born on 20th July, 1953 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota in United States of America. Friedman is the third child of their parents and has two elder sisters. At the age of nineteen, Thomas L. Friedman lost his father who was a vice-president of United Bearing, a ball-bearing company in US.
These Ten Commandments are called by Jews as Aseres Hadibros, which means "Ten Statements". How amazing it looks that within these ten statements are enclosed the fourteen commandments, which are remembered by the people as "Ten Commandments". These commandments are actually all the laws, which puts light to all aspects of Jewish life and if studied in detail explains right from the forefathers to laws pertaining to the observance of Jewish holidays and worship, and while studying the "old testament", one is confronted by the fact of repeated arrivals by the Prophets of Israel.
The Pulitizer-prize winner provides insights as to why his perspective and the truths behind his book. Friedman's work is futuristic and powerful that readers would be surprised about the author's analysis of the events happening around them.
Friedman writes: ''Here's the truth that no one wanted to tell you.
point of views in terms of matter related to jurisdiction of international criminal law and further explaining contemporary and present approaches in this regard (Altman and Wellman, p. 35-67).
Nowadays countries around the world have different perceptions regarding