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Friday round up: On cartography, cables, and the internet, Confronting Climate Change, Conference on Land and Poverty

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On Vox, Phil Edwards describes ‘A map of all the underwater cables that connect the internet’, replete with compelling cartography.

As part of Georgetown’s second Global Futures Initiative, President Jim Yong Kim lectured on March 18 on “A Plan for the Planet: Confronting Climate Change”. It was the third presentation in an ongoing series.

Prof James Robinson of Harvard University will be speaking this Monday on 'Land, Power and Policy' as part of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty.  Watch the Webcast here.
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that the Internet is perceived in emerging and developing nations to have a positive influence on education, but a negative one on morality.


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