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Abundance : the future is better than you think

Author: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
Publisher: New York, NY : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Free Press export editionView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
ISBN: 9781451695762 1451695764
OCLC Number: 818673273
Description: xi, 386 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 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?
Responsibility: Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler.

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Providing abundance is humanity's grandest challenge-this is a book about how we rise to meet it.  Read more...

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"A breezy case for optimism... "Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think"...[is] a godsend for those who suffer from Armageddon fatigue." --"The Economist"

 
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