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The Resource Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think
Title
Abundance
Title remainder
the future is better than you think
Statement of responsibility
Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Diamandis, Peter H
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.8
LC item number
.D536 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kotler, Steven
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Technological forecasting
  • Technology
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Perspective. Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- pt. 2: Exponential technologies. Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- pt. 3: Building the base of the pyramid. The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- pt. 4: The forces of abundance. The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- pt. 5: Peak of the pyramid. Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- pt. 6: Steering faster. Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way nest?
Control code
ocn741542469
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 pages
Isbn
9781451614213
Lccn
2011039926
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o741542469
  • (OCoLC)741542469
Label
Abundance : the future is better than you think, Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: Perspective. Our grandest challenge -- Building the pyramid -- Seeing the forest through the trees -- It's not as bad as you think -- pt. 2: Exponential technologies. Ray Kurzweil and the go-fast button -- The singularity is nearer -- pt. 3: Building the base of the pyramid. The tools of cooperation -- Water -- Feeding nine billion -- pt. 4: The forces of abundance. The DIY innovator -- The technophilanthropists -- The rising billion -- pt. 5: Peak of the pyramid. Energy -- Education -- Health care -- Freedom -- pt. 6: Steering faster. Driving innovation and breakthroughs -- Risk and failure -- Which way nest?
Control code
ocn741542469
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 386 pages
Isbn
9781451614213
Lccn
2011039926
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o741542469
  • (OCoLC)741542469

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