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This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future  Cover Image Book Book

This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future

Brockman, John, 1941- (Added Author).

Summary

Summary: "Edge.org presents 125 of today's leading thinkers ... [responding to the question,] 'What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?'"--Cover.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0061899674
  • ISBN: 9780061899676
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 390 pages ; 21 cm
    print
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, ©2010.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Better measurements / Gregory Cochran -- We are learning to make phenotypes / Mark Pagel -- The next step in human health care? / Ian Wilmut -- Broadening the spectrum of infectious causation / Paul Ewald -- Biological markers for mental illness / Eric Kandel -- Recognizing that the body is not a machine / Randolph Nesse -- The organism itself as the emergent meaning / Brian Goodwin -- Faster evolution means more ethnic differences / Jonathan Haidt -- Africa / James J. O'Donnell -- Epistemology will change the world / Lera Boroditsky -- Social media literacy / Howard Rheingold -- The decline of text / Marti Hearst -- The end of analytic science / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi -- Coordinated computational power will change science / Lisa Randall -- Carniculture / Austin Dacey -- Exploitability / David M. Buss -- Post-rational economic man / David Berreby -- Nothing will change everything / Richard Foreman -- Beyond Boolean logic, digital manipulations, and numerical evaluations / Verna Huber-Dyson -- People who can intuit in six dimensions / Robert Sapolsky -- Massive technological failure / David Bodanis -- Happiness / Betsy Devine -- Our brave new map of the world / Christine Finn -- The unmasking of true human nature / Aubrey de Grey -- And if the big change doesn't arrive? / Carlo Rovelli -- "Everything" has already changed! / Kai Krause -- The slow-motion revolution / Robert R. Provine -- Why human nature will rebel / Nicholas Humphrey.
Subject: Twenty-first century
Social prediction
Science Social aspects Forecasting
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies
Science Social aspects Forecasting
Discoveries in science Forecasting
Social prediction
Twenty-first century Forecasts
Discoveries in science Forecasting
Science Social aspects Forecasting
Genre: Forecasts.

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