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    Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think (Paperback) By (author) Peter H Diamandis, By (author) Steven Kotler

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    DescriptionThe "New York Times "bestselling "manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the world's most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and freedom" ("The Wall Street Journal"). Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing--fast. In "Abundance," space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler document how progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, digital manufacturing synthetic biology, and other exponentially growing technologies will enable us to make greater gains in the next two decades than we have in the previous 200 years. We will soon have the ability to meet and exceed the basic needs of every person on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. Breaking down human needs by category--water, food, energy, healthcare, education, freedom--Diamandis and Kotler introduce us to innovators and industry captains making tremendous strides in each area. "Not only is "Abundance" a riveting page-turner...but it's a book that gives us a future worth fighting for. And even more than that, it shows us our place in that fight" ("The Christian Science Monitor").

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    The Future Is Better Than You Think
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter H Diamandis, By (author) Steven Kotler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    ISBN 13: 9781451616835
    ISBN 10: 145161683X

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC010000
    BIC subject category V2: TQ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN1
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JHBC
    LC classification: HD
    DC21: 303.483
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26000
    BISAC V2.8: SOC033000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    DC22: 303.483
    BISAC V2.8: SCI003000, SOC037000, SOC024000
    Abridged Dewey: 303
    B&T Approval Code: A30180000
    Thema V1.0: TQ, JHBC, JKSN1, PDG
    Edition statement
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
    Publication date
    23 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Diamandis and Kotler challenge us all to solve humanity's grand challenges. Innovative small teams are now empowered to accomplish what only governments and large corporations could once achieve. The result is nothing less than the most transformative and thrilling period in human history."--Timothy Ferris "#1 NY Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek "