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The Resource Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

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Abundance : the future is better than you think
Title
Abundance
Title remainder
the future is better than you think
Statement of responsibility
Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The authors document how four forces--exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. "Abundance" establishes hard targets for change and lays out a strategic roadmap for governments, industry and entrepreneurs, giving us plenty of reason for optimism
Summary
Proposes that the current exponential progress of technology in certain fields will allow us to easily provide for the needs of all people within the near future, and profiles some of today's most promising advances toward that end
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10083520
Cataloging source
DLC
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Diamandis, Peter H
Dewey number
303.483
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1967-
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Kotler, Steven
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True
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  • Technological forecasting
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Technological innovations
  • Technological innovations
Target audience
adult
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the future is better than you think
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Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-356) and index
Contents
Pt. 1: Perspective. Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- pt. 2: Exponential technologies. Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- pt. 3: Building the base of the pyramid. The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- pt. 4: The forces of abundance. The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- pt. 5: Peak of the pyramid. Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- pt. 6: Steering faster. Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way next?
Control code
000048008579
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 p.
Isbn
9781451614213
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-356) and index
Contents
Pt. 1: Perspective. Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- pt. 2: Exponential technologies. Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- pt. 3: Building the base of the pyramid. The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- pt. 4: The forces of abundance. The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- pt. 5: Peak of the pyramid. Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- pt. 6: Steering faster. Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way next?
Control code
000048008579
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 p.
Isbn
9781451614213
Other physical details
ill., maps

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