The Atlantic Meets the Pacific: Exploring Technology with Evan Williams
Date: 12/5/2011; 54 minutes

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Twitter co-founder Evan Williams talks with the Atlantic's James Fallows about social media and why optimism is a key ingredient for creating successful technology companies. Peggy Johnson of Qualcomm, Larry Smarr and Susan Shirk of UC San Diego follow with comments on the future of technology in China, the US and around the world. This program is part of The Atlantic Meets The Pacific series hosted by The Atlantic and UC San Diego. (#22774)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.8 Students analyze the economic boom and social transformation of postûWorld War II America.

1. Describe the effects on society and the economy of technological developments since 1945, including the computer revolution, changes in communication, advances in medicine, and improvements in agricultural technology.

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