The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of the Future

The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of the Future

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The Encyclopedia of the Future is a comprehensive guide to the technology shaping our future. From virtual reality and intelligent homes to driverless cars and the reversal of the ageing process, The Encyclopedia of the Future takes a visionary and informed look at the cutting-edge technology shaping our future. Beginning with the origins and evolution of the Information Revolution, the book examines the profound influence that computers, satellites, and the internet continue to have on the way we communicate. The enthralling coverage continues with the dramatic new developments in store in the world of machines and nanotechnology, where molecule-sized robots perform surgery inside the body, and where mega-machines capable of transforming inhospitable planets into earth-like worlds. The book returns home in its final section with a peek at the breakthroughs that will likely revolutionize our homes, travel, work, health and leisure time. Graphic timelines and informative captions throughout the book offer an at-a-glance guide to the major milestones of human technological progress. Special Features: llustrated timelines include major technological milestones and anticipated advances. 'Blurred Vision' graphics show how people in the past envisioned the future. 'Crystal Ball' boxes feature predictions and highlight likely breakthroughs. Comprehensive glossary and index. Related resources and websites.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback
  • 218.4 x 279.4 x 20.3mm | 952.56g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0753453606
  • 9780753453605

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