讲座 | 北阁论衡第14讲：Thomas Friedman: How to thrive in the age of accelerations
2017年5月31日 14:00-15:30 周三
北京大学 北阁一楼 大会议室
Thomas Friedman——Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy
We have entered an age of dizzying acceleration. Due to an exponential increase in computing power, climbers atop Mount Everest enjoy excellent cell-phone service and self-driving cars are taking to the roads. A parallel explosion of economic interdependency has created new riches as well as spiraling debt burdens.Nations and individuals must learn to be fast (innovative and quick to adapt), fair (prepared to help the casualties of change), and slow (adept at shutting out the noise and accessing their deepest values). This lecture will establish a blueprint for how to think about our times. （需报名）
Thomas L. Friedman, an internationally known author and journalist, has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at The New York Times. His foreign affairs column in The New York Times reports on US domestic politics and foreign policy, Middle East conflicts, international economics, environment, biodiversity and energy. He is the author of six bestselling books, among them From Beirut to Jerusalem and The World Is Flat.