The New World Economic Order
an article in New Perspectives Quarterly by Alvin and Heidi Toffler
(our site's article review)
The Tofflers emphasize fast versus slow countries in the new world order in this 1991 article. But new links must be forged between the fast and slow countries to avoid conflict. “The next century can be a promising one for all—but only if we see to it that the slow world is plugged into the fast one, closing the informational and electronic gap.”
Google to bring Internet access to Africa using blimps, masts and satellites—their way of seeing to it that the slow world is plugged into the fast one, closing the informational and electronic gap.
Google blimp possibility (our mockup)
Africa is huge: as big as the entirety of the USA, China, India, Japan and pretty much all of Europe as well, all combined. So Google has its work cut out for it!