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Buchanan, Patrick J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 BUC

Ord, Toby

Summary: From one of the world's leading moral voices, this urgent and eye-opening book makes the case that protecting humanity's future is the central challenge of our time. If all goes well, human history is just beginning. Our species could survive for billions of years - enough time to end disease, poverty, and injustice, and to flourish in ways unimaginable today. But this vast future is at risk....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 300 Ord

Summary: Sixty leading luminaries, including scientists, writers, artists, religious leaders, businesspeople, and politicians, offer their thoughts on what life will look like by the middle of the twenty-first century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4909 WAY

Summary: Posing the question to one hundred and fifty of the world's leading scientists and thinkers, this collection of responses reveals what about the present or the future worries each of them the most.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 WHA

Niedzviecki, Hal

Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE

Rees, Martin

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Humanity has reached a critical moment. Our world is unsettled and rapidly changing, and we face existential risks over the next century. Various outcomes--good and bad--are possible. Yet our approach to the future is characterized by short-term thinking, polarizing debates, alarmist rhetoric, and pessimism. In this short, exhilarating book, renowned scientist and bestselling author Martin Rees...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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Kotkin, Joel.

Summary: Visionary social thinker Joel Kotkin looks ahead to America in 2050, revealing how the addition of one hundred million Americans by midcentury will transform how we all live, work, and prosper. In stark contrast to the rest of the world's advanced nations, the United States is growing at a record rate and, according to census projections, will be home to four hundred million Americans by 2050....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307.76 KOT

Naisbitt, John.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In his Megatrends books, Naisbitt proved himself a far-sighted observer of our fast-changing world. This book discloses his secret of forecasting, opening the door to the insights that let him understand today's world and see the opportunities of tomorrow. He selects his most effective tools and applies them by guiding the reader through the five forces that will dominate the next decades of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 NAI

Bregman, Rutger

Summary: "A noted Dutch journalist and economist proposes an outline for a new worldwide Utopia, with central tenets including a shortened work week, a guaranteed basic income for all, wealth redistribution, and open borders everywhere"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 BRE

Bowden, Charles

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.904 BOW

Summary: Provides a behind-the-scenes look at the annual conference where the world's brightest thinkers gather to discuss a better future; includes talks given by former Vice President Al Gore, Dr. Larry Brilliant, and Nicholas Negroponte.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FUT

Klosterman, Chuck

Summary: Klosterman "visualizes the contemporary world as it will appear to those who'll perceive it as the distant past, [asking] questions that are profound in their simplicity: How certain are we about our understanding of gravity? How certain are we about our understanding of time? What will be the defining memory of rock music, five hundred years from today? How seriously should we view the content...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 303 KLO

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