One flattener Thomas Friedman mentions is In-Forming. Part of informing includes the many different search engines in the world. Google's search engine has given us so much information on any thing or person you search for. It gives us a variety of links for the information you seek. The video we watched in class has taught us that the world is becoming closer together through varies forms of technology. People from all over the world can become closer by the click of a mouse.