Jeff Jarvis of BuzzMachine (author of What Would Google Do?) has written an interesting little article on what $700 billion could buy.
We could buy 3.5 billion One Laptop Per Child machines. Want world peace and understanding? Give one to every Muslim on earth and every citizen of China (or since China can afford them, make that everyone in India or everyone in Africa and South America combined) and you�d still have more than 500 million machines left over.
Read more here.
Talk about introducing the power of media and knowledge to people. Wow! Could you imagine?