The Resource The way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace

The way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace

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The way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century
Title
The way we will be 50 years from today
Title remainder
60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Mike Wallace
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.4909/05
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM901
LC item number
.W39 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1918-
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Wallace, Mike
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  • Social prediction
  • Social indicators
  • Economic indicators
  • Political indicators
  • Health status indicators
  • Technological forecasting
  • Quality of life
  • Twenty-first century
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The way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241)
Contents
As we may live / Vint Cerf -- A revolution in medicine / Francis S. Collins -- A tiny dot in cosmic time : a big period in human time / George F. Smoot -- What's ahead : figures don't lie? / Christian de Duve -- What a climatologist cannot know about the next 50 years (but what he does believe) / John R. Christy -- No more heart disease / Louis J. Ignarro -- The end of psychiatric illnesses / E. Fuller Torrey -- Simon Caplan's day / Arthur Caplan -- Fifty years from now : today's baby reaches middle age / Wanda Jones -- Blogging from the future / Craig Newmark -- Progress accelerates exponentially / Ray Kurzweil -- An economist predicts / Thomas C. Schelling -- Diary entry : 2058 / Chandrasekhar (Spike) Narayan -- Deciphering the mega-trends / James E. Cartwright -- The way we will be 50 years from today? / Jody Williams -- The era of great change is coming / Kim Dae-jung -- The future of crime / Ronald Noble -- The future of food / Norman E. Borlaug -- What does it mean to be human? / Richard Clarke -- A brain scientist's perspective / Richard Restak -- In harmony with earth's water cycle / Sandra Postel -- How will science transform human society? / Gerardus 't Hooft -- Where are all the robots? / Shigeo Hirose -- Wind farming in Pollyanna land / Peter Doherty -- Letters to my grandchildren and great-grandchildren / Stuart L. Pimm -- Future cars and the jetsons / Malcolm Bricklin -- A world without borders / Abdulla Salem El-Badri -- Technology, security, and liberty in 50 years / Lee H. Hamilton -- Our place in the universe / Steven Beckwith -- Snapshot of a world with the new nation of California / Tim Mack -- Our children, our future / Marian Wright Edelman -- Landscapes and living conditions / Valli Moosa -- Go green by thinking blue / Leon E. Panetta and James D. Watkins -- The paradox / Aaron Ciechanover -- The transformation / Elias A. Zerhouni -- A world without breast cancer / Nancy G. Brinker -- Hope for people with brain diseases / Stanley B. Prusiner -- A physician's view of the future / Victor Sidel -- Clean energy for progress / Claude Mandil -- CO2 for good / Nancy Ho -- To open the world to all people / Michael Shermer -- The view as I glide by / Joseph L. Bryant -- One Tuesday in Australia / Barry Marshall -- Wake-up call on global warming / Carl Pope, Daniel Becker, and Allison Forbes -- Dateline : 50 years into the future / Keith B. Richburg -- Leaps and eurekas / Gregory A. Poland -- Snapshots of the future with infectious disease : living in a brave new world with age-old scourges / Earl G. Brown -- The age of the global citizen / Carol Bellamy -- Some words from "Dr. Future" / James Canton -- Some warnings, some worries, and a call for leadership / Douglas Osheroff -- How our knowledge will increase / Lyman Page -- "We will have learned our lesson" / Carol M. Browner -- The future of the soul / Richard Dawkins -- A bird's-eye view of the next 50 years / Peter Marra -- Global climate change and our children / Nsedu Obot-Witherspoon -- A way back to wilderness / William H. Meadows -- Future world : the bad, the good, and the ugly / Lawrence M. Krauss -- Always so much more to discover / John C. Mather -- Startling advances and what stays the same / Ahmed H. Zewail -- The earth in 50 years : rescue or ruin? / Ross Gelbspan
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 241 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036916427
Label
The way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241)
Contents
As we may live / Vint Cerf -- A revolution in medicine / Francis S. Collins -- A tiny dot in cosmic time : a big period in human time / George F. Smoot -- What's ahead : figures don't lie? / Christian de Duve -- What a climatologist cannot know about the next 50 years (but what he does believe) / John R. Christy -- No more heart disease / Louis J. Ignarro -- The end of psychiatric illnesses / E. Fuller Torrey -- Simon Caplan's day / Arthur Caplan -- Fifty years from now : today's baby reaches middle age / Wanda Jones -- Blogging from the future / Craig Newmark -- Progress accelerates exponentially / Ray Kurzweil -- An economist predicts / Thomas C. Schelling -- Diary entry : 2058 / Chandrasekhar (Spike) Narayan -- Deciphering the mega-trends / James E. Cartwright -- The way we will be 50 years from today? / Jody Williams -- The era of great change is coming / Kim Dae-jung -- The future of crime / Ronald Noble -- The future of food / Norman E. Borlaug -- What does it mean to be human? / Richard Clarke -- A brain scientist's perspective / Richard Restak -- In harmony with earth's water cycle / Sandra Postel -- How will science transform human society? / Gerardus 't Hooft -- Where are all the robots? / Shigeo Hirose -- Wind farming in Pollyanna land / Peter Doherty -- Letters to my grandchildren and great-grandchildren / Stuart L. Pimm -- Future cars and the jetsons / Malcolm Bricklin -- A world without borders / Abdulla Salem El-Badri -- Technology, security, and liberty in 50 years / Lee H. Hamilton -- Our place in the universe / Steven Beckwith -- Snapshot of a world with the new nation of California / Tim Mack -- Our children, our future / Marian Wright Edelman -- Landscapes and living conditions / Valli Moosa -- Go green by thinking blue / Leon E. Panetta and James D. Watkins -- The paradox / Aaron Ciechanover -- The transformation / Elias A. Zerhouni -- A world without breast cancer / Nancy G. Brinker -- Hope for people with brain diseases / Stanley B. Prusiner -- A physician's view of the future / Victor Sidel -- Clean energy for progress / Claude Mandil -- CO2 for good / Nancy Ho -- To open the world to all people / Michael Shermer -- The view as I glide by / Joseph L. Bryant -- One Tuesday in Australia / Barry Marshall -- Wake-up call on global warming / Carl Pope, Daniel Becker, and Allison Forbes -- Dateline : 50 years into the future / Keith B. Richburg -- Leaps and eurekas / Gregory A. Poland -- Snapshots of the future with infectious disease : living in a brave new world with age-old scourges / Earl G. Brown -- The age of the global citizen / Carol Bellamy -- Some words from "Dr. Future" / James Canton -- Some warnings, some worries, and a call for leadership / Douglas Osheroff -- How our knowledge will increase / Lyman Page -- "We will have learned our lesson" / Carol M. Browner -- The future of the soul / Richard Dawkins -- A bird's-eye view of the next 50 years / Peter Marra -- Global climate change and our children / Nsedu Obot-Witherspoon -- A way back to wilderness / William H. Meadows -- Future world : the bad, the good, and the ugly / Lawrence M. Krauss -- Always so much more to discover / John C. Mather -- Startling advances and what stays the same / Ahmed H. Zewail -- The earth in 50 years : rescue or ruin? / Ross Gelbspan
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 241 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036916427

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