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This Will Change Everything : Ideas That Will Shape the Future

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"This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world."-Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel Editor John Brockman continues in the same vein as his popular compilations What Are You Optimistic About and What Have You Changed Your Mind About with This Will Change Everything. Brockman asks 150 intellectual superstars "what game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?" Their fascinating responses are collected here, from bestselling author of Atonement Ian McEwan to Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek to electronic music pioneer Brian Eno to writer, actor, director, and activist Alan Alda.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 27.94mm | 317.51g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0061899674
  • 9780061899676
  • 160,670

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"What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?" This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to more than 100 of the world's most influential minds. Exhilarating, visionary, sometimes frightening, but always fascinating, their responses provide an eye-opening road map of our near future.show more

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"This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world. " -- Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steelshow more

About John Brockman

The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor of Know This, This Idea Must Die, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes.show more

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" This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world. " Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steelshow more

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