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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
Author
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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
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10083520
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.D536 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the future is better than you think
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
19515660
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 pages
Isbn
9781451614213
Lccn
2011039926
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts, maps
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
19515660
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 pages
Isbn
9781451614213
Lccn
2011039926
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts, maps

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