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What's next : predictions from 50 of America's most compelling people

Author: Jane Buckingham; Tiffany Ward
Publisher: New York : Harpercollins, ©2008.
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What will the next ten years look like? Trend-spotter Jane Buckingham spends her days looking for the telling details in today's culture that give clues about what our future holds. This book is the result of her conversations with dozens of fascinating people in a wide range of industries, all giving their highly individual perspectives on the world as they know it. From education to the environment, from robotics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Buckingham; Tiffany Ward
ISBN: 9780061672910 0061672912 9780060885359 0060885351
OCLC Number: 232977681
Description: xv, 283 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Shaun Alexander on sports --
Reza Aslan on Islam --
Joan Bertin on censorship --
Seamus Blackley on video games --
Reveta Bowers on schools and education --
Rodney A. Brooks, PhD, on robotics --
Dr. Joy Browne on dating --
Marcus Buckingham on management and leadership --
Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, on medicine --
Chip & Pepper on fashion --
Loren Coleman on cryptozoology --
Kellyanne Conway on women --
Stephen Kittredge Cunningham on bartending --
Alan Dershowitz on law --
Tamara Draut on personal finances and debt --
Mitch Earleywine, PhD, on drug legalization --
Joni Evans on book publishing --
Deborah Fine on women and online community --
Mike Fleiss on reality television --
Kristina Ford on city planning --
Harry Frankfurt, PhD, on philosophy --
Benjamin Goldhirsh on social responsibility --
John Gottman, PhD, on marriage --
Laird Hamilton on surfing --
Elizabeth Harrison and Lara Shriftman on public relations --
Christy Haubegger on the Latino population --
Tony Hawk on skateboarding --
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy on entertainment --
Sharon John on toys --
John S. Katzman on the SAT and college admissions --
Rushworth M. Kidder on ethics --
Gregg Lynn on architecture --
Judith Martin, aka Miss Manners, on etiquette --
Trish McEvoy on the beauty industry --
Elon Musk on space exploration --
Marion Nestle, PhD, on food and nutrition --
John Passacantando on the environment --
Robert Rey, MD, on plastic surgery --
Steve Ross on yoga --
The Rosso twins on tween culture --
John Rother on aging --
Atoosa Rubenstein on teen culture --
Cathy Schulman on film production --
Nancy Schulman on children and early education --
Dov Seidman on business and personal conduct --
Liz Smith on gossip --
Michael Stoops on homelessness --
Joe Trippi on politics --
Chad Trujillo, PhD, on astronomy --
Steve Ward, PhD, on computers --
Amy Ziff on travel.
Responsibility: Jane Buckingham with Tiffany Ward.

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A collection of 50 wide-ranging essays, all asking those people at the top of their field what their predictions are for the future of their industry or area of interest.  Read more...

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