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Summary: This three-part series explores monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. Employment is part of the American Dream. Will the future provide opportunities for jobs that sustain families and the nation?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Weinersmith, Kelly

Summary: "From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies--from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing. What will the world of tomorrow be like? How does progress happen? And why do we not have a lunar colony already? What is the holdup? In this smart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 600 WEI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 601 Weinersmith 2017

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

Ross, Betsy McCaughey

Summary: "[The author] dissects the 2,572-page health law and lays out how it will affect your family's health and finances, your relationships with your doctor, and even your tax bill ... in plain English"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 ROS

Diamandis, Peter H.

Summary: A blueprint for how our world will change in response to the next ten years of rapid technological disruption. The authors investigate how exponentially accelerating technologies will impact our daily lives and society as a whole. They probe the science of technological convergence and how it will reinvent every part of our lives, including transportation, retail, advertising, education,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Business Diamandis 2020

Blum, Andrew

Summary: "From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet. The weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It's a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones, and often the first thing we check each morning. Yet behind these quotidian interactions is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.63 BLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 551.63 BLU

Schmidt, Eric

Summary: Outlines a transformational vision of a connected world, drawing on expertise to address questions regarding power balances, the relationship between privacy and security, and the role of technology in combating or enabling terrorism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 SCH

Bly, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 501.12 BLY

Colletta, John Philip

Summary: Genealogical and historical information about George F. Ring, his brother Joe and Joe's wife Barbara Ring. Joseph was born in 1832 in France and married Barbara Miller. Their children were Magdalena, Anna, Joseph, George F., John M., Peter and Michael. Joseph's brother George F. was born in 1834 in France and married Catherine Hill. The "Rolling Fork tragedy" refers to a fire that occurred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Direct Descent 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 COL

Beha, Christopher R.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The day Sam Waxworth arrives in New York to write for The Interviewer, a street-corner preacher declares that the world is coming to an end. A sports statistician, data journalist, and newly minted media celebrity who correctly forecasted every outcome of the 2008 election, Sam's familiar with predicting the future. But when projection meets reality, things turn complicated. Sam's editor sends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2020

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Dray, Philip

Summary: "A book on a lynching that took place in New York in 1892, forcing the North to reckon with its own racism and eventually inspiring a powerful novella by Stephen Crane"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 DRA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: de.MO [design.Method of Operation Ltd.] 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 BAR

Summary: Offers a photographic chronicle of the destruction of the World Trade Center in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and includes classic photographs of the Twin Towers taken over the twenty-five years of their existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerHouse Books 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.931 NEW

Zakaria, Fareed.

Summary: Explores how the rapid rise of such nations as China, India, and Brazil is countering America's previous dominance over the global economy, geopolitics, and culture, and shares advice on how the United States can thrive in the face of international changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.49 Zakaria 2009

Silverthorn, Suzanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. Ltd. 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.88 SIL

Friedman, George

Summary: "A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years, The Next Decade) with a bold thesis about coming conflict in the world, this provocative work examines the geopolitical flashpoints--particularly in Europe--in which imminent future conflicts are brewing. George Friedman has forecasted the coming trends (politics, technology,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 FRI

Buchanan, Patrick J.

Format: text

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

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

Zakaria, Fareed.

Summary: Describes the surging growth of the economies of China, India, and Brazil while the United States and other advanced economies have stalled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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

Summary: Presents photographs--both aerial shots and those taken at ground level--of the attack on the World Trade Center, rescue and recovery efforts, the clearing of the site, and memorial observances through April, 2002.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Studio 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 974.71 ABO

Arnold, Tedd

Summary: "Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Zeihan, Peter

Summary: "Most countries and companies are not prepared for the world Peter Zeihan says we're already living in. For decades, America's allies have depended on its might for their economic and physical security. But as a new age of American isolationism dawns, the results will surprise everyone. In Disunited Nations, geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan presents a series of counterintuitive arguments...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Keegan, William

Summary: An operations commander at the World Trade Center site documents the nine-month period after the September 11 attacks during which he and the surviving members of his department participated in the recovery efforts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 KEE

Thomas, Keltie

Summary: The Earth's oceans are on the rise. Since 1900, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8 inches (20cm) today, and they're still rising. By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 14 feet (4.3m) to 32 feet (9.75m). Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books Ltd. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.45 THO

Collier, Paul

Summary: From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it. Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of the United States and other Western societies: thriving cities versus rural counties, the highly skilled elite versus the less educated, wealthy versus developing countries. As these divides...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.12 COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.12 COL

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