Issue No. 05 - September/October (2007 vol. 11)
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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.
economics, IT, global economy, public policy
A. Pizzato and S. Ruth, "Is the World Still Flat? An Update," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 11, no. , pp. 77-81, 2007.