The Resource Reality check, Brad Wieners & David Pescovitz ; research by Meri Brin ; foreword by Bruce Sterling

Reality check, Brad Wieners & David Pescovitz ; research by Meri Brin ; foreword by Bruce Sterling

Label
Reality check
Title
Reality check
Statement of responsibility
Brad Wieners & David Pescovitz ; research by Meri Brin ; foreword by Bruce Sterling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NBelS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wieners, Brad
Dewey number
601/.1/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174
LC item number
.W54 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pescovitz, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological forecasting
  • Twenty-first century
  • Pronóstico tecnológico
  • Siglo XXI
  • Technological forecasting
  • Twenty-first century
Label
Reality check, Brad Wieners & David Pescovitz ; research by Meri Brin ; foreword by Bruce Sterling
Link
https://archive.org/details/realitycheck00wien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "You've heard the hype. WIRED asked the experts. Here's the real future."
  • "With hundreds of topic-related Web sites"--Back cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1996 : Genetically engineered weapons of war -- 1997 : Affordable home CD recorders ; Movies-on-demand ; Intelligent agents -- 1998 : E-cash gets real ; First virtual high school graduating class ; Flat-rate phone service -- 1999 : Male birth control pill ; Overnight custom clothing -- 2000 : Gene therapy for cancer -- 2001 : Solar-powered automobiles ; Fortune 500 virtual corporation ; Global wireless telephone number -- 2002 : AIDS vaccine available ; Computer handwriting recognition ; Fat-destroying pill ; Remote-controlled surgery -- 2003 : Universal picture phones ; One-fifth of U.S. workers telecommute -- 2004 : Commercially viable nanotechnology ; Solar power to the people ; Operational space station ; Noninvasive surgery ; Holographic medical imaging ; Most U.S. produce genetically engineered -- 2005 : Computer defeats human chess master ; Universal organ donor animal ; Housecleaning robot ; Software superdistribution -- 2006 : Self-cleaning toilets hit home ; Effective hair-loss prevention ; One-fourth of U.S. homes get smart -- 2007 : "Fiber to the home" ; Smart fabrics go mainstream ; Online mass retailer as big as Sears -- 2008 : Hemp-based auto fuel ; 20 percent of U.S. consumers telegrocery shop -- 2009 : VR sunglasses ; Orgasmatron -- 2010 : Smart drugs ; Robot surgeon (in a pill) ; The audio CD becomes a format of second choice -- 2013 : The book goes digital -- 2014 : Supersonic flight for the masses ; Online advertising eclipses TV commercials ; Aquaculture provides a majority of U.S. seafood -- 2015 : Food tablets provide complete nutrition -- 2016 : Holophone ; First large, public virtual library -- 2017 : Automated highway systems in U.S. cities -- 2019 : Decriminalization of drugs in the United States ; Self-driving vehicles ; Interoperable objects -- 2020 : Humans on Mars ; "Sober up" drug -- 2021 : Commercially viable magnetic levitation trains in the United States -- 2022 : Entirely ex utero fetal development -- 2023 : Tricorder -- 2025 : Contact with extraterrestrial intelligence -- 2029 : Cell repair technology -- 2034 : More than 50 percent drive electric cars -- 2036 : Teledildonics -- 2043 : First cryonic reanimation -- 2044 : Self-replicating robot -- 2047 : C-3PO becomes a reality -- 2051 : Most U.S. produce grown hydroponically -- 2055 : Virtual sex slave -- 2225 : "Dial-a-mood" -- Unlikely : End of two-party system in the United States ; Jetpacks for personal transportation ; Orbiting solar power plant -- Never : An interactive TV in every home ; The paperless office ; Human clones ; Virtual war
Extent
1 online resource (161 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036798065
Label
Reality check, Brad Wieners & David Pescovitz ; research by Meri Brin ; foreword by Bruce Sterling
Link
https://archive.org/details/realitycheck00wien
Publication
Note
  • "You've heard the hype. WIRED asked the experts. Here's the real future."
  • "With hundreds of topic-related Web sites"--Back cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1996 : Genetically engineered weapons of war -- 1997 : Affordable home CD recorders ; Movies-on-demand ; Intelligent agents -- 1998 : E-cash gets real ; First virtual high school graduating class ; Flat-rate phone service -- 1999 : Male birth control pill ; Overnight custom clothing -- 2000 : Gene therapy for cancer -- 2001 : Solar-powered automobiles ; Fortune 500 virtual corporation ; Global wireless telephone number -- 2002 : AIDS vaccine available ; Computer handwriting recognition ; Fat-destroying pill ; Remote-controlled surgery -- 2003 : Universal picture phones ; One-fifth of U.S. workers telecommute -- 2004 : Commercially viable nanotechnology ; Solar power to the people ; Operational space station ; Noninvasive surgery ; Holographic medical imaging ; Most U.S. produce genetically engineered -- 2005 : Computer defeats human chess master ; Universal organ donor animal ; Housecleaning robot ; Software superdistribution -- 2006 : Self-cleaning toilets hit home ; Effective hair-loss prevention ; One-fourth of U.S. homes get smart -- 2007 : "Fiber to the home" ; Smart fabrics go mainstream ; Online mass retailer as big as Sears -- 2008 : Hemp-based auto fuel ; 20 percent of U.S. consumers telegrocery shop -- 2009 : VR sunglasses ; Orgasmatron -- 2010 : Smart drugs ; Robot surgeon (in a pill) ; The audio CD becomes a format of second choice -- 2013 : The book goes digital -- 2014 : Supersonic flight for the masses ; Online advertising eclipses TV commercials ; Aquaculture provides a majority of U.S. seafood -- 2015 : Food tablets provide complete nutrition -- 2016 : Holophone ; First large, public virtual library -- 2017 : Automated highway systems in U.S. cities -- 2019 : Decriminalization of drugs in the United States ; Self-driving vehicles ; Interoperable objects -- 2020 : Humans on Mars ; "Sober up" drug -- 2021 : Commercially viable magnetic levitation trains in the United States -- 2022 : Entirely ex utero fetal development -- 2023 : Tricorder -- 2025 : Contact with extraterrestrial intelligence -- 2029 : Cell repair technology -- 2034 : More than 50 percent drive electric cars -- 2036 : Teledildonics -- 2043 : First cryonic reanimation -- 2044 : Self-replicating robot -- 2047 : C-3PO becomes a reality -- 2051 : Most U.S. produce grown hydroponically -- 2055 : Virtual sex slave -- 2225 : "Dial-a-mood" -- Unlikely : End of two-party system in the United States ; Jetpacks for personal transportation ; Orbiting solar power plant -- Never : An interactive TV in every home ; The paperless office ; Human clones ; Virtual war
Extent
1 online resource (161 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036798065

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