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Trekonomics : the economics of Star Trek / Manu Saadia.

Saadia, Manu, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria 813 SAA (Text) 37521530739996 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville BUS 330 SAA (Text) 37323005256303 BUSINESS Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781941758755
  • ISBN: 1941758754
  • Physical Description: xv, 265 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Pipertext Publishing Co.,Inc., in association with Inkshares, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes Star Trek episodes cited (pages [255]-258).
Summary, etc.: What would the world look like if everybody had everything they wanted or needed? Trekonomics, the first book from financial journalist Felix Salmon's imprint Pipertext, approaches scarcity economics by coming at it backwards ― through thinking about a universe where scarcity does not exist. Delving deep into the details and intricacies of 24th century society, Trekonomics explores post-scarcity and whether we, as humans, are equipped for it. What are the prospects of automation and artificial intelligence? Is there really no money in Star Trek? Is Trekonomics at all possible?
Subject: Scarcity.
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FICTION / Science Fiction / General.
Genre: Science fiction.

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