Book of the Week
The World is Flat.
This book is written by Pulitzer Prize winner, Thomas Friedman, a world renowned journalist.
In this book Friedman views the world as a level playing field because of the emerging technologies trends in technology and global business. He has travelled extensively and this book is a testimony of his acute observation and reflection.
Imagine that you slept through seventies to mid-nineties and after waking up, you are awestrucked by innumerable changes, then this book would explain you all changes of recent decades in a lucid and compelling manner.
This book examines the impact of Google and other giant movers and shakers of the world.
It focuses on the interconnectedness of the ever changing world. There are intriguing examples to show that numerous unknown regions have been massively transformed by globalization.
The writer shares an interesting anecdote about one his journey with his daughter. He would write all his friends' phone numbers in his note book. His daughter laughs at him and shows him the power of Google and Multimedia phones.
This book is crash course on metamorphosis of incredible transformations of our world in last few decades.
If you want to feel the impact of technology on our lives then this book is the perfect tool for you.