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Abundance : the future is better than you think

Author: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Free Press paperback 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Diamandis, Peter H., author.
Abundance.
(OCoLC)891157103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
ISBN: 9781451616842 1451616848
OCLC Number: 891851787
Notes: Originally published : 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 412 pages) : illustrations, maps
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?
Other Titles: Future is better than you think
Responsibility: Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler.

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Bestselling manifesto on how to improve the lives of the "bottom billion" through revolutions in technology.  Read more...

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