The inevitable: Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future

The inevitable: Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future

Author: 
Kelly, Kevin
Place: 
New York
Publisher: 
Penguin
Phys descriptions: 
vi, 328p.
Date published: 
2016
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ISBN: 
978-0-14-311037-8
Bar code: 
1038034
Call No: 
62 KEL
Abstract: 

From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map for the future, showing how the coming changes in our lives--from virtual reality in the home to an on-demand economy to artificial intelligence embedded in everything we manufacture--can be understood as the result of a few long-term, accelerating forces. Kelly both describes these deep trends--interacting, cognifying, flowing, screening, accessing, sharing, filtering, remixing, tracking, and questioning--and demonstrates how they overlap and are codependent on one another. These larger forces will completely revolutionize the way we buy, work, learn, and communicate with each other....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018