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Is the World Still Flat? An Update
September/October 2007 (vol. 11 no. 5)
pp. 77-81
Stephen Ruth, George Mason University
Anne Pizzato, George Mason University
Writer Thomas L. Friedman sees "flatness" as a metaphor for innumerable global partnerships and greater leveraging of IT's immense potential. But his "dirty little secrets" suggest that the US needs to anticipate some serious internal challenges that could reduce long-term competitiveness.
Index Terms:
economics, IT, global economy, public policy
Citation:
Stephen Ruth, Anne Pizzato, "Is the World Still Flat? An Update," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 77-81, Sept.-Oct. 2007, doi:10.1109/MIC.2007.111
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