The increasing ubiquity of global communications technology will have a significant impact on the way the profession works and the ways in which emerging communities and corporations leverage these technologies for populations. Regardless of whether we consider connectivity the panacea for global ailments, it behooves the design profession to consider developments in communications technology from a global perspective and to remain mindful of this increasing degree of global interconnectedness. Sooner than later, this connectivity between cultures, peoples and ideals will bear fruit through technological ubiquity. It is up to us to design preferable scenarios and decide whether this fruit is palatable.
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