Jim Cashel presents "The Great Connection"
Jim Cashel presents "The Great Connection" on Tuesday, June 18th. There will be a 6:30 reception followed by a 7:00 reading.
Author Jim Cashel will be at Readers’ Books on Tuesday, June 18th for a 6:30 reception followed by a 7:00 reading. His book, The Great Connecting: the Emergence of Global Broadband and How That Changes Everything, is an examination of the global event that promises to reshape the planet. Currently half the planet has little or no internet access; large tech companies such as Google and Facebook have spawned major initiatives to connect the globe. Once even the poorest and most remote of global citizens have access to information, communications, online banking, distance education, and other powerful services, the world will reach a new epoch. Cashel discusses the challenges and opportunities global broadband will bring to the planet.
Jim Cashel is a researcher and Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is chairman of Forum One, a web strategy and development firm. He lives in Sonoma with his family.