global http://wamc.org en "Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection" by Ethan Zuckerman http://wamc.org/post/rewire-digital-cosmopolitans-age-connection-ethan-zuckerman <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A cosmopolitan, by definition, is a “citizen of the universe” — someone who engages with issues across the globe, from politics, to war, to climate change. For example, we listen to WAMC, read the newspaper, check our Facebook pages and act like dutifully connected people.</p><p>But the D<span style="line-height: 1.5;">irector of the MIT Center for Civic Media, <a href="http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/">Ethan </a></span><a href="http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/">Zuckerman</a>,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">argues that we’re living in a state of “imaginary cosmopolitanism.” We expose ourselves to limited kinds of information, particularly that which is already of interest to us or to those closest to us. He confronts this issue in his new book, <em>Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection</em>.</span></p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71258 at http://wamc.org "Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection" by Ethan Zuckerman "The New Digital Age" by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen http://wamc.org/post/new-digital-age-eric-schmidt-and-jared-cohen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64920 at http://wamc.org "The New Digital Age" by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen "On the Map" by Simon Garfield http://wamc.org/post/map-simon-garfield <p>Humankind is endlessly fascinated with maps, and we are surrounded by them now more than ever.</p><p>In <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/159240779X/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=159240779X">On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=159240779X" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> by Simon Garfield, Garfield explores the unique ways that maps reflect human history and how they are a key part of our evolution as a species.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55365 at http://wamc.org "On the Map" by Simon Garfield Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World http://wamc.org/post/every-nation-itself-winners-and-losers-g-zero-world We welcome Ian Bremmer, founder and president of Eurasia Group, and speak with him about his book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1591844681/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=wamcnortheast-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1591844681">Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1591844681" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /></em> Mon, 21 May 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 39433 at http://wamc.org Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World