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2011 2011
A better time for your business starts in the next decade. Are you ready? In this fast and furious time machine of a book, Richard Laermer shows you how to...
Business & Economics, Forecasting, Strategy Richard Laermer
2030 2030
Once upon a time, the world was neatly divided into prosperous and backward economies. Babies were plentiful, workers outnumbered retirees, and people aspiring towards the middle class yearned to own...
Business & Economics, Forecasting, Inequality, Law Mauro F. Guillen
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we...
Cultural Anthropology, History, Politics & Government Yuval Noah Harari
A Very Human Future
As society enters the fourth industrial revolution, a major question arises—can we harness intense technological bursts of possibility to bring about a better world? A Very Human Future illustrates how...
Social Aspects of Technology, Social Sciences Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, Helena Calle
A World Without Work A World Without Work
From mechanical looms to the combustion engine to the first computers, new technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. For centuries, such fears have been misplaced,...
Automation, Business & Economics, Digital Transformation, Education, Employment, Future of Work, Robotics Daniel Susskind
Abundance Abundance
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,...
Inequality, Philanthropy, Technology & Engineering Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
After Shock After Shock
After Shock marks the 50-year anniversary of Alvin Toffler's, Future Shock . The compendium of essays comprising this landmark volume offers insightful reflections on the classic text and presents compelling...
Social Sciences Ray Kurzweil (Author), George Gilder (Author), Martin Rees (Author), Newt Gingrich (Author), Alan Kay (Author), David Brin (Author), Po Bronson (Author), John Schroeter (Editor), Deb Westphal (Foreword)
AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
In this thought-provoking book, Lee argues powerfully that because of the unprecedented developments in AI, dramatic changes will be happening much sooner than many of us expected. Indeed, as the...
Artificial Intelligence, Politics & Government, Robotics Kai-Fu Lee
Always on Always on
Even Steve Jobs didn't know what he had on his hands when he announced the original iPhone as a combination of a mere "three revolutionary products"--an iPod, a cell phone,...
Computers, Design, Innovation, Mobile Brian X. Chen
American Privacy American Privacy
“The history of America is the history of the right to privacy,” writes Frederick S. Lane in this vivid and penetrating exploration of our most hotly debated constitutional right. From...
Civil Liberties, History, Law Frederick S. Lane
Architects Of Intelligence: The Truth About Ai From The People Building It
How will AI evolve and what major innovations are on the horizon? What will its impact be on the job market, economy, and society? What is the path toward human-level...
Artificial Intelligence Martin Ford
Artificial Intelligence and Legal Analytics: New Tools for Law Practice in the Digital Age
The field of artificial intelligence (AI) and the law is on the cusp of a revolution that began with text analytic programs like IBM's Watson and Debater and the open-source...
Artificial Intelligence, Law Kevin D. Ashley
Automating Inequality Automating Inequality
The State of Indiana denies one million applications for healthcare, foodstamps and cash benefits in three years―because a new computer system interprets any mistake as “failure to cooperate.” In Los...
Computers, Employment, Future of Work, Inequality, Unemployment Virginia Eubanks
Average is Over Average is Over
The widening gap between rich and poor means dealing with one big, uncomfortable truth: If you’re not at the top, you’re at the bottom. The global labor market is changing...
Automation, Business & Economics, Economics, Robotics Tyler Cowen
Being Watched Being Watched
The tension between national security and civil rights is nowhere more evident than in the fight over government domestic surveillance. Governments must be able to collect information at some level,...
History, Law, Political Science, Privacy, Surveillance Jeffrey L. Vagle
Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code
Since Bitcoin appeared in 2009, the digital currency has been hailed as an Internet marvel and decried as the preferred transaction vehicle for all manner of criminals. It has left...
Computer & Internet Law, Law Primavera De Filippi & Aaron Wright
Broad Band Broad Band
"This is a radically important, timely work," says Miranda July, filmmaker and author of The First Bad Man. The history of technology you probably know is one of men and...
Biography & Autobiography, History, Science, Technology & Engineering Claire L. Evans
Business Adventures Business Adventures
What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf...
Business & Economics John Brooks
Chaos Chaos
Examines the new science of chaos--a scientific revolution that is dramatically altering established perceptions and understandings of the world--and reveals a new way of seeing order and pattern in the...
Science James Gleick
Click Here to Kill Everybody
From driverless cars to smart thermostats, from autonomous stock-trading systems to drones equipped with their own behavioral algorithms, the Internet now has direct effects on the physical world. Forget data...
Media & Internet, Privacy, Surveillance Bruce Schneier
Cognitive Surplus Cognitive Surplus
For decades, technology encouraged people to squander their time and intellect as passive consumers. Today, tech has finally caught up with human potential. In Cognitive Surplus, Internet guru Clay Shirky...
Computers, Psychology, Social Aspects of Technology Clay Shirky
Communicating with the Future
Our journey into the future is never ending. It begins at the moment of our birth and continues forever. Until now, we have viewed ourselves as “victims” of the future,...
Forecasting, Strategy Thomas J. Frey
Consent of the Networked Consent of the Networked
The Internet was going to liberate us, but in truth it has not. For every story about the web’s empowering role in events such as the Arab Spring, there are...
Media & Internet, Politics & Government, Technology & Engineering Rebecca MacKinnon
Constitution 3.0 Constitution 3.0
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, breathtaking changes in technology are posing stark challenges to our constitutional values. From free speech to privacy, from liberty and personal autonomy to...
Ideas, Innovation, Law, Political Science, Science, Technology & Engineering Jeffrey Rosen
Consumption Economics Consumption Economics
If you’re a tech company, the most dramatic effect of megatrends like cloud computing, managed services, and the rise of consumer technology won’t be felt in your company’s product line....
Computers, Design, Social Aspects of Technology, Technology & Engineering J. B. Wood
Covid-19: The Great Reset Covid-19: The Great Reset
"COVID-19: The Great Reset" is a guide for anyone who wants to understand how COVID-19 disrupted our social and economic systems, and what changes will be needed to create a...
Business & Economics, Education, Politics & Government, Public Policy Klaus Schwab, Thierry Malleret
Creating Innovators Creating Innovators
In this groundbreaking book, education expert Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities...
Business & Economics, Education, Innovation Tony Wagner
Data and Goliath Data and Goliath
You are under surveillance right now. Your cell phone provider tracks your location and knows who’s with you. Your online and in-store purchasing patterns are recorded, and reveal if you're...
Computer & Internet Law, Computers, Privacy, Science, Surveillance, Technology & Engineering Bruce Schneier
Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality
Bridging the gap between tech mania and the experience of being inside the human body, Dawn of the New Everything is a look at what it means to be human...
Virtual Reality Jaron Lanier
Digital Media Law
Covering the latest legal updates and rulings, the second edition of Digital Media Law presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law. Provides a solid foundation...
Computer & Internet Law, Law, Media & Internet Ashley Packard
Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction
The confluence of four technologies—elastic cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things —writes Siebel, is fundamentally changing how business and government will operate in the 21st...
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing Thomas M. Siebel
Disorder Disorder
The 21st century has brought a powerful tide of geopolitical, economic, and democratic shocks. Their fallout has led central banks to create over $25 trillion of new money, brought about...
Globalization, International, Political Science Helen Thompson
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