A story of globalization…in a box


The BBC box. A GPS device tracks its movement around the globe in real time

Its been a while since we’ve discussed ‘globalization’ as a concept in and of itself, but Nate Millington sent in this link that is hard to ignore given its relevance to much that we’ve covered this term. In mid-September the BBC embarked on a year long project to track the journey of a container as it travels around the globe, from port to port, carrying the goods and services that sustain the network of international trade that we now call ‘globalization’. Follow the container’s journey journey around the world here


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