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Pankaj Ghemawat:
Actually, the world isn't flat

TEDGlobal 2012 · 17:03 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Pankaj Ghemawat: Actually, the world isn't flat
17:03 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

It may seem that we're living in a borderless world where ideas, goods and people flow freely from nation to nation. We're not even close, says Pankaj Ghemawat. With great data (and an eye-opening survey), he argues that there's a delta between perception and reality in a world that's maybe not so hyperconnected after all.

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