Connectivity and the Diffusion of Power // Book Written by Jared Cohen & Eric Schmidt
December 02, 2012
“The Digital Disruption” – a new book written by two top Google executives, Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen.
In their book, they talk about how increased connectivity allows for the spread of liberal, open values but also poses a number of dangers. To foster the free flow of information and challenge authoritarian regimes, democratic states will have to learn to create alliances with people and companies at the forefront of the information revolution.
ERIC SCHMIDT is Chair and CEO of Google. He is a Member of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology and Chair of the New America Foundation. JARED COHEN is Director of Google Ideas. He is an Adjunct Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Children of Jihad and One Hundred Days of Silence: America and the Rwanda Genocide.
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