The Resource The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future, Stanley Schmidt

The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future, Stanley Schmidt

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The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future
Title
The coming convergence
Title remainder
surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Schmidt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Schmidt, Stanley
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
T14.5
LC item number
.S316 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Technological forecasting
  • Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Information technology
  • Prévision technologique
  • Technologie
  • Société postindustrielle
  • Biotechnologie
  • Nanotechnologie
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The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future, Stanley Schmidt
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and index
Contents
Introduction. Converging currents: then, now, and tomorrow. From fabric looms to the internet: the story of computing -- Aviation and big buildings -- New arts and sciences -- Looking inside: new technologies and medicine -- Computers and genes -- New directions in biotechnology -- Cognitive science: how do we know? -- The explosion in information technology -- Nanotechnology -- Metaconvergences: when big streams make still bigger streams -- Potentials and promises -- Pitfalls and perils -- Getting there from Here: challenges and strategies
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029292226
Label
The coming convergence : surprising ways diverse technologies interact to shape our world and change the future, Stanley Schmidt
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-261) and index
Contents
Introduction. Converging currents: then, now, and tomorrow. From fabric looms to the internet: the story of computing -- Aviation and big buildings -- New arts and sciences -- Looking inside: new technologies and medicine -- Computers and genes -- New directions in biotechnology -- Cognitive science: how do we know? -- The explosion in information technology -- Nanotechnology -- Metaconvergences: when big streams make still bigger streams -- Potentials and promises -- Pitfalls and perils -- Getting there from Here: challenges and strategies
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029292226

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