CONNECTOGRAPHY: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization — Parag Khanna. We’re accelerating into a future shaped less by countries than by connectivity.
Mankind has a new maxim – Connectivity is destiny – and the most connected powers, and people, will win. In this book Parag Khanna guides us through the emerging global network civilization in which mega-cities compete over connectivity more than borders. His journeys take us from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, Panama City to Dubai, and the Arctic Circle to the South China Sea—all to show how 21st century conflict is a tug-of-war over pipelines and Internet cables, advanced technologies and market access. How Hyperconnected Cities Are Taking Over the World, According to Parag Khanna. In the medieval period, empires battled and colluded with each other in the quest for land.
The resulting system, in which nations became the main actors on the global stage, is perhaps the one most of us know best. But it’s changing. We’re now moving toward a new era where insular, political boundaries are no longer as relevant. 7 ways to map optimism - Atlas of the Future — Atlas of the Future. Parag Khanna loves maps.
Born in India, his parents took him everywhere on their travels while growing up in the United Arab Emirates, New York and Germany: “Whether finding maps in the glove compartment or flipping through the maps in airline seat pockets, maps always kept me busy,” the bestselling geopolitical author tells us. “They gave me a role as a navigator and helped me appreciate geography and distance.” Named one of ‘75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century‘ by Esquire Magazine, today the global theorist, TED speaker and CNN Global Contributor believes that beneath the chaos of a world appearing to fall apart is a new foundation of connectivity that is actually pulling it together. “Seeing is believing. Better maps of the real – and more positive – world can shape how mankind thinks and behaves.
In his latest book, Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization, we can all benefit from the optimism of his maps. 1. 2. Merchandise flows and stocks. 3. 4. 5. 6. The Way Ahead 1. Book: “Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution” In the medieval period, empires battled and colluded with each other in the quest for land.
The resulting system, in which nations became the main actors on the global stage, is perhaps the one most of us know best. But it’s changing. We’re now moving toward a new era where insular, political boundaries are no longer as relevant. More and more people are identifying as “global citizens,” and that’s because we’re all more connected than we’ve ever been before. As a result, a “systems change” is taking place in the world today in which cities—not nations—are the key global players, argues Parag Khanna in his new book,Connectography: Mapping the Future of the Global Civilization. Boulanger lance une plateforme open source de pièces détachées en 3D. Après Leroy Merlin et Castorama, Boulanger fait à son tour les yeux doux aux makers.
L’enseigne d’électroménager parmi les plus importantes de France lance la plateforme Happy 3D où sont mis à disposition les fichiers 3D de pièces détachées des gammes Listo et Essentiel B. L’initiative est une véritable révolution copernicienne pour la marque : la plateforme est en open source. Boulanger transforme son SAV pour imaginer un modèle DiY-friendly et permettre à chacun de réparer soi-même, avec son propre savoir-faire, mais aussi prolonger la vie d’objets hi-tech tombés en panne.
Sur Happy3D sont proposés au téléchargement une centaine de fichiers de modélisation 3D de pièces détachées : une trappe de pile de télécommande, des boutons de gazinière, un bac à œuf… Sur les 20 000 références de la marque, c’est encore peu. French Engineers and Entrepreneurship: It’s Complicated — Welcome to TheFamily. À 27 ans, elle fonde HOP pour dire « Halte à l’Obsolescence Programmée » ! C’est sur Twitter que je découvre HOP *, l’association créée par Laetitia Vasseur dont l’objectif est de lutter contre l’obsolescence programmée.
L'évolution des modes d'échange selon Kojin Karatani - P2P Foundation. Evolution of the Structure of World History Through Modes of Production and Modes of Exchange. * The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange. by Kojin Karatani.
Duke University Press, 2014 URL = Kindle "This book is an attempt to rethink the history of social formations from the perspective of modes of exchange. " "In this major, paradigm-shifting work, Kojin Karatani systematically re-reads Marx's version of world history, shifting the focus of critique from modes of production to modes of exchange. Karatani seeks to understand both Capital-Nation-State, the interlocking system that is the dominant form of modern global society, and the possibilities for superseding it. How to Build a Bamboo Bicycle. Bamboo Bike Project. Bamboo Bikes Australia - Building bamboo bicycle frames and bikes in Melbourne, AustraliaBamboo Bikes Australia.