CHAPTER 10Extend the Reach of Technology
All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the children of the earth. We do not weave the web of life, we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
— CHIEF SEALTH (SEATTLE), SUQUAMISH LEADER
Making the Connection
Technology can connect people with one another and expand opportunities for income, education, and more. UN Millennium Development Goal 8—develop a global partnership for development—includes a target of making available the benefits of new technologies, especially information and communication technologies, in cooperation with the private sector.
Can you imagine not being able to pick up the phone to call someone or to get on the computer ...