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  • Destination 2050by Peter Ellyard

    TPNTXT 2013; US$ 12.99

    Humanity now recognises that it lives on a shared planetary home with a shared future and it is interconnected by everincreasing levels of interdependence. It is journeying towards a single integrated interdependent global society driven by the collective forces of globalisation, tribalisation and technological interconnectivity. This society will... more...

  • Pioneering the Possibleby Scilla Elworthy; Desmond Tutu; Andrew Harvey

    North Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Scilla Elworthy, a realist with 40 years' experience at the sharp end of politics and conflict, presents a bold but realistic vision for the future in Pioneering the Possible . Human beings worldwide are anxious, afraid for their children's futures, dissatisfied by their lives, but unsure what to do. Our global... more...

  • Kitten Cloneby Douglas Coupland

    Random House of Canada 2014; US$ 35.00

    Douglas Coupland, one of the world's biggest cultural brains, takes an inside look at the global company that keeps us connected, and wonders what all that connectivity is doing to our brains and our sense of ourselves as humans.           The incomparable Douglas Coupland reports from inside the corporate offices and science labs of Alcatel-Lucent,... more...

  • State of Insecurityby Isabell Lorey; Judith Butler

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 12.95

    ?If we do not understand precarization, then we understand neither the politics nor the economy of the present.? After years of the welfare state, the rise of technology, combined with neoliberal governmental apparatuses, has established a new society of the precarious. In this new way of the world, productivity is not just connected to labor in... more...

  • The Essential Herman Kahnby Paul Dragos Aligica; Kenneth R. Weinstein

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99

    The Essential Herman Kahn offers the public for the first time an anthology consisting of the best of Herman Kahn's work. It brings together, out of the several thousands of pages published in his life, the 'essential Kahn'_the most relevant, consequential, and interesting themes, ideas, and arguments of his work in areas such as international relations,... more...

  • Tomorrow Nowby Bruce Sterling

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    ?Nobody knows better than Bruce Sterling how thin the membrane between science fiction and real life has become, a state he correctly depicts as both thrilling and terrifying in this frisky, literate, clear-eyed sketch of the next half-century. Like all of the most interesting futurists, Sterling isn?t just talking about machines and biochemistry:... more...

  • Physics of the Futureby Michio Kaku

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Based on interviews with over three hundred of the world's top scientists, who are already inventing the future in their labs, Kaku-in a lucid and engaging fashion-presents the revolutionary developments in medi­cine, computers, quantum physics, and space travel that will forever change our way of life and alter the course of civilization itself.... more...

  • The Ingenuity Gapby Thomas Homer-Dixon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 18.00

    "The most persuasive forecast of the 21st century I have seen." -- E.O. Wilson, author of Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge and twice winner of a Pulitzer prize ?Human beings have been smart enough to turn nature to their ends, generate vast wealth for themselves, and double their average life span. But are they smart enough to solve the problems... more...

  • OECD Economic Surveysby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 58.00

    SPECIAL FEATURE Competition and Economic Performance more...

  • OECD Economic Outlookby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 102.00

    Twice a year, the OECD Economic Outlook analyses the major trends that will mark the next two years. The present issue covers the outlook to the end of 2004 and examines the economic policies required to foster high and sustainable growth in member countries. more...