The Meaning of the 21st Century
A devastating analysis of where our world is headed, and a powerful prescription for change — from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of The Wired Society.Martin identifies and explains the ten key challenges for humanity in the 21st Century:-Heal the planet-Eliminate war between high-tech nations-End terrorism-Detect and prevent the spread of infectious diseases-End extreme poverty-Realize the learning potential in all-Manage computer intelligence-Refine our use of increased leisure time-Control the long-term impacts of all innovation-Enhance the human body through technologyIf the 20th Century was all about "progress," the 21st Century must be about transition, about reconsidering whether all progress, at the same rate and in the same direction, isn’t in fact a charge towards our own extinction. Informed by interviews with experts worldwide, this book is set to have as great an impact on society as Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring did, forty years ago.
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