Abundance : the future is better than you think / Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler.
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- ISBN: 9781451616842
- ISBN: 1451616848
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 412 pages) : illustrations, maps
- Edition: Free Press paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York Free Press, 2014.
- Copyright: ©2014
|General Note:|| First published: 2012.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way next?
|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.
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