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As the future catches you : how genomics & other forces are changing your life, work, health & wealth

Author: Juan Enriquez
Publisher: New York : Crown Business, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Juan Enriquez puts you face to face with a series of unprecedented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically demonstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and knowledge revolutions on your life. Genetics will be the dominant language of this century. Those who can speak it will acquire direct and deliberate control over all forms of life. But most countries and individuals remain  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Enriquez
ISBN: 0609609033 9780609609033
OCLC Number: 46366322
Description: 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mixing apples, oranges, and floppy disks --
390:1 gap --
New rich and the new poor --
Empires of the mind --
Data drives empires --
Genetics, the next dominant language --
Genetics is a hockey stick --
Most powerful information system --
Nano world --
Revolution in a few ZIP codes --
Technology is not kind, it does not say "please" --
Sleepless (and angry) in Seattle --
High tech, high pay, high mobility --
Digital-genomics diaspora --
Time warp.
Responsibility: Juan Enriquez.
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Juan Enriquez puts you face to face with a series of unprecedented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically demonstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and knowledge revolutions on your life. Genetics will be the dominant language of this century. Those who can speak it will acquire direct and deliberate control over all forms of life. But most countries and individuals remain illiterate in what is rapidly becoming the greatest single driver of the global economy. Wealth will be more concentrated and those with knowledge to sell, both countries and individuals, will be the winners.

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