Cool Graphic from BCG

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It may not prove much, or rather it proves the obvious – that stuff that makes its way between two pieces of land tends to take place over the sea – but it’s kind of fun.

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3 Responses to Cool Graphic from BCG

  1. Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia, at the National Library, is a must see exhibition.

    This floor talk ,given at the exhibition, is a fascinating insight into the very close interlinking of the development of mapping and the development of the very first global trading company the United East India Company:
    Bringing the East to the West – Justine van Mourik discusses the rise and fall of the world’s first multinational corporation, the VOC (United East India Company). The most marvelous monsters. – podcast

  2. Catching up says:

    Yes, those fibre cables are sure the ships of this century.

  3. David Walker says:

    This is perhaps even cooler than you think, since it demonstrates that cities persist whether they are processing bales or bits. The great cities of the 19th century are broadly the great cities of the 21st. 69 years after being turned into a hellish inferno, 800-year-old Dresden is home to half a million people. Hiroshima has over a million.

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