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Megatech : technology in 2050

Author: Daniel Franklin
Publisher: [London : The Economist, [2018] ©2018
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Franklin
ISBN: 1781259720 9781781259726
OCLC Number: 1000122769
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for CMI Management Book of the Year Award 2017 (UK)
Description: ix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: Meet megatech / Daniel Franklin --
Part one: The fundamentals (1. A toolkit for predicting the future / Tom Standage ; 2. Physical foundations of future technology / Frank Wilczek ; 3. Beyond Moore's Law / Tim Cross ; 5. Tech generations: the past as prologue / Ann Winblad ; 6. The great innovation debate / Ryan Avent) Part two: Megatech by sector (7. Farming tomorrow / Geoffrey Carr ; 8. Health care meets patient power / Gianrico Farruglia ; 9. Energy technology: the rise of the renewables / Anne Schkat ; 10. Manufacturing's new materials / Paul Markille ; 11. Military technology: wizardry and asymmetry / Benjamin Sutherland ; 12. Personal technology gets truly personal / Leo Mirani) Part three: Megatech and society (13. The ethics of artificial intelligence / Luciano Floridi ; 14. The data-driven world / Kenneth Cukler --
15. Imagine all the empowered people / Melinda Gates ; 16. Megatech versus mega-inequality / Adrian Wooldridge ; 17. Work and the rise of the machines / Lynda Gratton ; 18. Visiting hours: a short story / Alistair Reynolds ; 19. Ma Ganga: a short story / Nancy Kress ; 20. Concluding leflections: lessons from the Industrial Revolution / Oliver Morton)
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Franklin.

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