Video: How does technology affect trade?

From the effect of trade routes on life in the ancient world via the age of exploration to the disrupting effect of the internet: Technology changes the way we work and live. Shannon Harris Castelo unfolds the history of the 5,000-mile Silk Road, a network of multiple routes that used the common language of commerce to connect the world’s major settlements, thread by thread.

Lesson by Shannon Harris Castelo, animation by Steff Lee.

Source: Get more knowledge at TED-Ed

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