ANTB20 Week Seven
February 25, 2013
There are certain geographic hubs of technology
E.g. silicon valley
See the next assignment online – intranet
1990s – when we started thinking about globalization
Globalization has very real material effects
With tech, there are theories about how the world is changing
How are we interacting in ways that are different from pre-globalization?
How do we think about our future?
How do call centres demonstrate globalization?
Time and space are compressed
Ford – factories as places in which things are built
Relationship to things is now different
Information is no longer in a place – it is now networked
Labour is outsourced – no longer where product is manufactured
Neoliberalism – a shift in the way we think about the world
States will invite certain forms of investment from overseas
Model of thinking about cha