– Associated Press Michael Douglas says technology is helping children from across the world gain a better understanding of humanity’s cultures and religions. The 62-year-old actor is working with Global Nomads Group, which uses technology such as videoconferencing to link children across the world to foster greater understanding. Douglas said the group in 2003 conducted a program with Iraqi and American students. “It gave American students the chance to be able to look eye-to-eye and begin to understand more clearly Iraqis as human beings,” he said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!