Fareed Zakaria talks about how where you come from deeply biases how you view world events, how this ties in with a truly global economy. He also talks about “how we are building a global economy [and] a global society quicker, than we have a global political system, that can deal with it.”
He argues that since the late 1970s two major forces are shaping our world: 1. secular, interconnected, interdependent markets and trade 2. large scale religious and nationalist movements
Douglas Merrill from Google talks about what it takes to build a search engine for the web.
Besides that what strikes me as interesting is their choice of languages “focusing” (he didn’t exactly say that, but it’s what you understand, when he says they won a prize for it) their efforts in machine translation on: Arabic and Chinese … o.O
The 28c3 is about to end. 🙁 … but there have been some really interesting talks (as every year 😉 ) … and the best thing is they were quite quick with the recordings this year. Most of them were available a few hours after the talk on the 28c3 YouTube channel … so enjoy 🙂