A Reflection Paper On Central Concepts

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Reflection Paper on Central Concepts The world’s most valuable brands are Apple, Microsoft, and Google. Apple is such a globalized icon that within the first quarter of 2014 Apple earned more than Google, Facebook, and Amazon combined. As an Apple iPhone owner I am globally involved through my day to day actions. Apple is a very popular technology that a large amount of the world’s population owns. Owning an iPhone connects me to over millions of people around the globe making us part of globalization, which is “The expansion and intensification of social relations and consciousness across world-time and world-space” (Steger 15). Apple customers are exposed to capitalism, economics, and sustainability through their purchase of Apple products, most commonly iPhones, which ties them into globalization. “Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology” (Globalization 101). Technology has been a principal driver of globalization. With the use of an iPhone people interact globally via social media such as Facebook, twitter, Instagram, along with others. Cell phones also serve as informational resources that connect individuals in all parts of the world through news, journals, scientific research, and infinite sources of knowledge shared by people globally. Technology, such as Apple, connects worldwide…

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