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Title: Science in a Flat World (George B. Pegram Lecture Series)

Lane discusses the changes that have taken place in the world since World War II that have made it "flatter," referring to Thomas L. Friedman's book, The World is Flat. Friedman's main premise is thatmore » inexpensive telecommunications is bringing about unhampered international competition, the demise of economic stability, and a trend toward outsourcing services, such as computer programming, engineering and science research.« less
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Title: Science in a Flat World (George B. Pegram Lecture Series)
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Publication Date: 2006-09-12
OSTI Identifier: 1007949
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): TRN: US201117%%134
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: George B. Pegram Lectures, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York (United States), presented on September 12, 2006
Research Org: BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE ; BNL ; ECONOMICS ; PROGRAMMING ; STABILITY
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:09:07
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27