08.01.2017 12.25 UTC

Flat World Technology had hardware, software, engineering, Internet communications and security resources resolved, but what I needed was an artist, a muse and a wordsmith. Thanks to Thomas Friedman, I discovered Karl Mooney.

A Flat World Ride

A Flat World Ride

Like riding a bike in the forest, I found myself a bit lost, despite so many beams of light and opportunity.

Thomas L. Friedman published The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century in 2005, and captured the imagination of many Americans. The idea of a global trust, based on peer-to-peer transactional networking and cross-boundary collaboration remains an exciting Futurist’s dream, a realization of John Lennon’s Imagine. This trust actually happens here at FWT.