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The Resource The meaning of the 21st century : a vital blueprint for ensuring our future, James Martin

The meaning of the 21st century : a vital blueprint for ensuring our future, James Martin

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The meaning of the 21st century : a vital blueprint for ensuring our future
Title
The meaning of the 21st century
Title remainder
a vital blueprint for ensuring our future
Statement of responsibility
James Martin
Title variation
Meaning of the twenty-first century
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how fast-developing technologies, broadening gaps between economic classes, and global extremism are posing difficult challenges in today's world, recommending greater environmental responsibility and possible scientific solutions
Tone
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203079
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
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Martin, James
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174
LC item number
.M376 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Technological forecasting
  • Technology
  • Technology and civilization
Target audience
adult
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a vital blueprint for ensuring our future
Label
The meaning of the 21st century : a vital blueprint for ensuring our future, James Martin
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-418) and index
Contents
1: The need for transition -- The transition generation -- What got us into this mess? -- Rich kids and their trust funds -- Too many people -- The giant in the kitchen -- Destitute nations -- Climate catastrophe -- Invisible mayhem -- 2: Technologies of sorcery -- Genetically modified humans? -- Nanodeluge -- Automated evolution -- The transhuman condition -- 3: Through the canyon -- The awesome meaning of this century -- A perfect storm -- The vital role of corporations -- Culture's crucible -- A counter-terrorist world -- World scenarios -- 4: The gateway to the future -- A great civilization? -- Values of the future -- Cathedrals of cyberspace -- Rich and poor -- Russian roulette with homo sapiens -- Revolution
Control code
ocm62742652
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 431 p.
Isbn
9781573223232
Lccn
2005058225
Other control number
9781573223232
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The meaning of the 21st century : a vital blueprint for ensuring our future, James Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-418) and index
Contents
1: The need for transition -- The transition generation -- What got us into this mess? -- Rich kids and their trust funds -- Too many people -- The giant in the kitchen -- Destitute nations -- Climate catastrophe -- Invisible mayhem -- 2: Technologies of sorcery -- Genetically modified humans? -- Nanodeluge -- Automated evolution -- The transhuman condition -- 3: Through the canyon -- The awesome meaning of this century -- A perfect storm -- The vital role of corporations -- Culture's crucible -- A counter-terrorist world -- World scenarios -- 4: The gateway to the future -- A great civilization? -- Values of the future -- Cathedrals of cyberspace -- Rich and poor -- Russian roulette with homo sapiens -- Revolution
Control code
ocm62742652
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 431 p.
Isbn
9781573223232
Lccn
2005058225
Other control number
9781573223232
Other physical details
ill.

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