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Title: AN OPTIMIST'S TOUR OF THE FUTURE
ONE CURIOUS MAN SETS OUT TO ANSWER 'WHAT'S NEXT?'
By: Mark Stevenson
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1846683564
ISBN 13: 9781846683565
Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 1 January, 2011
Pages: 256
Description: Mark Stevenson has been to the future a few years ahead of the rest of us - and reckons it has a lot going for it. His voyage of discovery takes him to Oxford to meet Transhumanists (they intend to live forever), to Boston where he confronts a robot with mood swings.
Synopsis: Mark Stevenson has been to the future a few years ahead of the rest of us - and reckons it has a lot going for it. His voyage of discovery takes him to Oxford to meet Transhumanists (they intend to live forever), to Boston where he confronts a robot with mood swings, to an underwater cabinet meeting in the Indian Ocean, and Australia to question the Outback's smartest farmer. He clambers around space planes in the Mojave desert, gets to grips with the potential of nanotechnology, delves deep into the possibilities of biotech, sees an energy renaissance on a printer, a revolution in communications, has his genome profiled, and glimpses the next stage of human evolution...and tries to make sense of what's in store. Insightful and often very funny, "An Optimist's Tour of the Future" is a book that tracks one curious man's journey to find out 'what's next?'
Publication: UK
Imprint: Profile Books Ltd
Returns: Non-returnable
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