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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
? 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... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2008; US$ 22.95
Will machines become more intelligent than humans? Will foods in our fridge speak to each other using radio waves, then come up with options for tonight's menu? What about a pill that improves your memory? Or a front door that tells you if the person knocking is a stranger?These are just some of the forecasts about how the world will change in the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 26.00
In the tradition of Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything , a smart and entertaining guide to the future. Mark Stevenson-a writer, deep thinker, and stand-up comedian-set out simply, asking, "What's next for our species?" and then traveled the globe in pursuit of the answers. Along the way, he visited the Australian outback to... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In Visions, physicist and author Michio Kaku examines the great scientific revolutions that have dramatically reshaped the twentieth century--the quantum mechanics, biogenetics, and artificial intelligence--and shows how they will change and alter science and the way we live. The next century will witness more far-reaching scientific revolutions,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 19.99
What will life be like in America , Europe , Japan or China in the year 2020? As everyone?s lives across the world are become increasingly interconnected by globalization and new technologies quicken the pace of everything, the answer to that question depends on the fate and paths of the world?s major nations. In Futurecast... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
The author of The Modern Girl's Guide to Life asks fifty experts, artists, business leaders, trendsetters, doctors, athletes, environmentalists, and intellectuals What will the next decade look like? Where are we headed? That is the question professional trendspotter Jane Buckingham posed to fifty influential leaders in a wide variety of fields?and... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 19.95
In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of what?s true: we are all connected, and our... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 19.95
A collection of probing essays and weekly meditations, this book addresses how to prepare emotionally and spiritually for the impending collapse of industrial civilization. Author Carolyn Baker offers wisdom, inspiration, and a sense of spiritual purpose for anyone who is concerned about the daunting future humankind has created. The author's introduction... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
The Pacific region presents a huge diversity of cultural forms, which have fuelled some of the most challenging ethnographic work undertaken in the discipline. But this challenge has come at a cost. Culture, often reconfigured as ?custom?, has often served to trap the people of the Pacific in the past of cultural reproduction, where everything is... more...
- Origin Press 2014; US$ 14.99
For millennia, great thinkers have contemplated the meaning and purpose of human existence; but while most assumed that humanity was the end point of creation or the pinnacle of evolution, Ted Chu makes the provocative claim that the human race may in fact be a means rather than an end?that humankind will give rise to evolutionary successors. In this... more...