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S01E05: Globalization and Culture Extinction

S01E05: Globalization and Culture Extinction

In this episode, Christine and Chido tackle the question: is cultural homogenization real and is it happening at the expense of minority cultures? Also in the episode -- find out about Google's latest medical device endeavor, and recent happenings involving Paralympic gold medalist, Oscar Pistorius.

Sources:

Google’s filed a patent for a watch that takes your blood without needles:
http://www.sciencealert.com/google-s-filed-a-patent-for-a-watch-that-takes-your-blood-without-needles

Oscar Pistorius granted bail after murder conviction:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-35034292

British languages 'dying': an expert writes:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/8190445/Endangered-Languages-and-Cultures-commentary.html

Cultural Dimension of Globalization:
http://www.who.int/trade/glossary/story012/en/

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