The Future in Minutes

Product Number: EB00742005
Released: Jun 04, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781635061468
Publisher: Quercus
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Description

WHAT DoeS THE FUTURE HOLD? 200 FUTURISTIC CONCEPTS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES, EXPLAINED IN AN INSTANT How will we live, work, and entertain ourselves? What new technologies will emerge? Will humanity evolve-and perhaps live forever? Or are we facing threats that could end us-and even the whole universe? The Future in Minutes tackles these and many other fundamental questions, concisely and lucidly explaining everything from crypto currencies and world governments to gene therapy and colonizing planets-and painting our options for utopia or disaster. Contents include: Predicting the Future; How We'll Live; Shifts in Society; Technology of the Future; Scarcity and Solutions; Politics, Warfare, and Ethics; The Quest for Immortality; Transhumans and Posthumans; Artificial Intelligence; Threats to Humanity; Space Travel and Colonization; Super-Advanced Science; and The Fate of the Earth and the Universe.

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Author(s): Keith Mansfield
Original Publish Date: Jun 04, 2019

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