June 4, 2001Copyright 2001 All Rights Reserved2
General Powell describes an historic meeting with Gorbachev, whowas becoming frustrated in trying to explain how the old model of theworld was unworkable. He finally leaned across the table toSecretary Schultz and said." You need to understand, SecretarySchultz; today I am ending the cold war." He then turned to Powelland said,"
General, you will have to find another enemy."
of the last half century has become a
dominated by the United States, Europe andthe Pacific Rim.-
has replaced military competition.-
Information and economic value
have become synonymous.-
Personal and economic interests
have merged with nationalinterests.
The new economy is based upon
that isfast leading to an age of networked intelligence(t
he network is thecomputer
) that is leading to a
The world is on the doorstep of a
fueled byinformation and knowledge.
(Information is Power)
THE CHANGING WORLD