VCU INTL 101 - Jump-starting the Trip: The Role of Technology (3 pages)

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Ch 3: Technology and Communication


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
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Lecture Note
School:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Course:
Intl 101 - Human Societies & Globalizatn

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INTL 101 1st Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I Human Settlements A Displacement B Refugee camps II Population Growth III The Tragedy of the Commons IV Malthusian Dilemma V Availability of Food A Factors VI Food Insecurities A FAO B WFP VII Food Availability VIII Human Contributions A Impacts 1 Deforestation 2 Desertification 3 Water Quality 4 Air pollution climate change IX What Can You Do A Conservation at home B Carbon footprint C Three R s Outline of Current Lecture I Is the World Flat A Thomas Friedman B Pankaj Ghemawat II Development of Technology Transportation Communication A Industrial Revolution B Transportation C Steam engine III Development of Technology Communication A Communication B Printing Press C Communication Today D Computers Timeline These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute E Apple F Challenges IV Political Borders V Economic Borders VI Social Cultural Borders Current Lecture I Is the World Flat A Thomas Friedman 1 Thinks the world is flat a Technology has flattened the world b Less hierarchical borders are more porous B Pankaj Ghemawat 1 There remains a digital divide the world is not flat a Technology has not flattened the world to the point that we are led to believe II Development of Technology Transportation Communication A Industrial Revolution 1 Movement from an economy based on the physical power of humans and animals to one based on machine power B Transportation 1 Innovations steam engine train automobile and aviation 2 Trains critical to the Industrial Revolution movement of goods and services trade development C Steam engine 1 Heron s Aeolipile 2 Thomaas Savery 1698 3 Thomas Newcomen 4 James Watt 1746 horsepower 5 Critical for transportation manufacturing III Development of Technology Communication A Communication printing press digital books 1 Why and how Innovations computers B Printing Press 1 Johannes Gutenberg



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