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Are We Living in a Flat, Spiky or Curved World?

November 9th, 2008   •   2 comments   

Boston – one of the centres of the Information Economy (courtesy of Shutterscript)

In the age of networks and social media, it seems that there are more and more gurus of globalisation emerging. Just look at the bookshops and see the number of titles touting one worldwide effect after another. Naturally, some ideas are more worthy of consideration than others.

At the recent Public Service Staff Conference organised by Singapore’s Public Service Division and Civil Service College, I was introduced to three emerging megatrends about the world. It was quite intellectually inspiring, and I followed the discussions closely.

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