Expanding Network of Technology Brings the World Closer

Over the last 25 years, the unprecedented growth of networking and computing technology has enabled a whole new world, not just for commerce, but also for education, innovation, and communication. This revolution in technology is enabling systems such as peer-to-peer payments, sharing economy platforms, crowdfunding and crowdsourcing, and online teaching and learning hubs, and because it has the ability to let us connect with our peers, mentors, and customers around the globe, is making the world that much smaller every day.

This infographic illustrates the growth of computing technology and networks behind this digital revolution:

networking technology

[This post is supported by Computer Systems Institute.]

Written by Derek Markham

lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, RebelMouse, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!


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