Age of Discovery
In tihs video, Ian Golding talks about the content of his recent book, The Age of Discovery and descrinbes what he calls The Second Renaissance.
Globally, literacy levels, life expectancy and incomes have soared. Flows of goods, services, money, people and, most importantly, ideas across national borders — globalization — has unleashed unprecedented progress and a scientific and broader renaissance. They have also brought growing interdependence and new risks.