Abundance: the future is better than you think

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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.
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subject_facet SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies, Science, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Social Aspects, Technological forecasting, Technological innovations -- Forecasting, Technology -- Social aspects
table_of_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?
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title Abundance : the future is better than you think
title_display Abundance : the future is better than you think
title_full Abundance : the future is better than you think / Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler, Abundance : the future is better than you think [electronic resource] / Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
title_short Abundance :
title_sort abundance the future is better than you think
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topic SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies, Science, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Social Aspects, Technological forecasting, Technological innovations Forecasting, Technology Social aspects
topic_facet Forecasting, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies, Science, Social aspects, Technological forecasting, Technological innovations, Technology