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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Providing abundance is humanity's grandest challenge{8212}this is a book about how we rise to meet it. We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. This bold, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our near-term future, where exponentially growing technologies and three other powerful forces are conspiring to better the lives of billions. An antidote to pessimism by tech entrepreneur turned philanthropist, Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler
Cataloging source
DLC
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Diamandis, Peter H
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.D536 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
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Kotler, Steven
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  • Technological innovations
  • Technological forecasting
  • Technology
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Perspective -- Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- Exponential technologies -- Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- Building the base of the pyramid -- The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- The forces of abundance -- The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- Peak of the pyramid -- Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- Steering faster -- Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way next?
Control code
sky245748801
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 p.
Isbn
9781451614213
Lccn
2011039926
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Publication
Contents
Perspective -- Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- Exponential technologies -- Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- Building the base of the pyramid -- The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- The forces of abundance -- The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- Peak of the pyramid -- Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- Steering faster -- Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way next?
Control code
sky245748801
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 p.
Isbn
9781451614213
Lccn
2011039926
Other physical details
ill., maps

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