přejít na obsah
Abundance : the future is better than you think Náhled dokumentu
ZavřítNáhled dokumentu
Probíhá kontrola...

Abundance : the future is better than you think

Autor Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
Vydavatel: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : English : First Free Press hardcover editionZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
Databáze:WorldCat
Shrnutí:
Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing--fast. In Abundance, space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler document how progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, infinite computing, ubiquitous broadband networks,  Přečíst více...
Hodnocení:

(ještě nehodnoceno) 0 zobrazit recenze - Buďte první.

Předmětová hesla:
Více podobných

 

Vyhledat exemplář v knihovně

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Vyhledávání knihoven, které vlastní tento dokument...

Detaily

Typ materiálu: Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
ISBN: 9781451614213 : 1451614217
OCLC číslo: 741542469
Popis: xi, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Obsahy: 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?
Odpovědnost: Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler.
Více informací:

Anotace:

Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing--fast. In Abundance, space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler document how progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, infinite computing, ubiquitous broadband networks, digital manufacturing, nanomaterials, synthetic biology, and many other exponentially growing technologies will enable us to make greater gains in the next two decades than we have in the previous two hundred years. We will soon have the ability to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman, and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. Breaking down human needs by category--water, food, energy, health care, education, freedom--Diamandis and Kotler introduce us to dozens of innovators and industry captains making tremendous strides in each are: Dean Kamen's Slingshot, a technology that can transform polluted water, salt water or even raw sewage into high-quality drinking water for less that once cent a liter; the Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE which promises a low-cost, handheld medical device that allows anyone to diagnose themselves better than a board certified-doctor; Dickson Despommier's "vertical farms," which replaces traditional agriculture with a system that uses 80 percent less land, 90 percent less water, 100 percent fewer pesticides, adn zero transportation costs. The authors also provide a detailed reference section filled with ninety graphs, charts and graphics offering much of the source data underpinning their conclusions. In this antidote to today's pessimism, the authors explore how four emerging forces-exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. Diamandis and Kotler examine the stunning impact of these forces while establishing hard targets for change; laying out a strategic road map for governments, industry, and entrepreneurs, adn giving us plenty of reason for optimism.

Recenze

Recenze vložené uživatelem
Nahrávání recenzí GoodReads...
Přebírání recenzí DOGO books...

Štítky

Buďte první.

Podobné dokumenty

Související předmětová hesla:(3)

Seznamy uživatele s tímto dokumentem (21)

Potvrdit tento požadavek

Tento dokument jste si již vyžádali. Prosím vyberte Ok pokud chcete přesto v žádance pokračovat.

Propojená data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/741542469>
library:oclcnum"741542469"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/741542469>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145202>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Technology--Social aspects"@en
schema:name"Technology--Social aspects."@en
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145025>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Technological innovations--Forecasting"@en
schema:name"Technological innovations--Forecasting."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1144998>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Technological forecasting"@en
schema:name"Technological forecasting."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"First Free Press hardcover edition."
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing--fast. In Abundance, space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler document how progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, infinite computing, ubiquitous broadband networks, digital manufacturing, nanomaterials, synthetic biology, and many other exponentially growing technologies will enable us to make greater gains in the next two decades than we have in the previous two hundred years. We will soon have the ability to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman, and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. Breaking down human needs by category--water, food, energy, health care, education, freedom--Diamandis and Kotler introduce us to dozens of innovators and industry captains making tremendous strides in each are: Dean Kamen's Slingshot, a technology that can transform polluted water, salt water or even raw sewage into high-quality drinking water for less that once cent a liter; the Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE which promises a low-cost, handheld medical device that allows anyone to diagnose themselves better than a board certified-doctor; Dickson Despommier's "vertical farms," which replaces traditional agriculture with a system that uses 80 percent less land, 90 percent less water, 100 percent fewer pesticides, adn zero transportation costs. The authors also provide a detailed reference section filled with ninety graphs, charts and graphics offering much of the source data underpinning their conclusions. In this antidote to today's pessimism, the authors explore how four emerging forces-exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. Diamandis and Kotler examine the stunning impact of these forces while establishing hard targets for change; laying out a strategic road map for governments, industry, and entrepreneurs, adn giving us plenty of reason for optimism."@en
schema:description"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?"@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1096966137>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Abundance : the future is better than you think"@en
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Zavřít okno

Prosím přihlaste se do WorldCat 

Nemáte účet? Můžete si jednoduše vytvořit bezplatný účet.