Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World From a universal basic income to a 15 hour workweek, from a world without borders to a world without poverty it s time to return to utopian thinking Rutger Bregman takes us on a journey through history, beyond the traditional left right divides, as he introduces ideas whose time has come Utopia

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains.If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains i

The Industries of the Future

The Industries of the Future This book answers the question What s next The Internet had a world changing impact on businesses and the global community over the twenty years from 1994 to 2014 In the next ten years, change will happen even faster As Hillary Clinton s Senior Advisor for Innovation, Alec Ross travelled nearl

Normal

Normal A smart, tight, provocative techno thriller straight out of the very near future by an iconic visionary writer Some people call it abyss gaze Gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you There are two types of people who think professionally about the future foresight strategist

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism An exhilarating exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society Peter Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring it all tumbling down In Four Futures, Frase imagines how this post capitalist wo

The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology For over three decades, Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future In his classic The Age of Spiritual Machines, he argued that computers would soon rival the full range of human intelligence at its best Now he examines the nex

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century humank

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think Providing abundance is humanity s grandest challenge this is a book about how we rise to meet it We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet Abundance for all is within our grasp This bold, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research,