The Box 貨櫃造就的全球貿易

貨櫃,全球化經濟的重要推手之一。非常好看的書,讓人思考全球化,科技轉變時的社會結構轉變,新舊城市的興衰。沒時間讀這本書,至少也可以讀一下Bill Gates 的評論

中文版”貨櫃造就的全球貿易與現代經濟生活”
http://www.books.com.tw/products/0010426493

“Any change in technology, leads almost inevitably to an improvement in the welfare of some and to a deterioration in that of others” — Joel Mokyr, economist

One of the better books from Bill Gates #GatesNotes, and his post about this book is just as good

Innovation, Disruption, and Progress: What Do Vaccines, Software, and Shipping Containers Have in Common?

https://www.gatesnotes.com/Books/The-Box

While I’m reading this book, technology is transforming the freight/shipping business once again:

Freight startup attracts silicon valley’s attention
http://www.wsj.com/articles/freight-startups-attract-silicon-valleys-attention-1438875678

Amazon building global delivery business to take on Alibaba
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-09/amazon-is-building-global-delivery-business-to-take-on-alibaba-ikfhpyes

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