Get a glimpse of being a futurist. Invite yourself to a journey in contemplating how far and where technology might take us. Twenty experts in the field identify the big ideas, fantastic inventions and potentially sinister trends that will shape our future. Join them to explore a brave new world of brain-computer interfaces, vat-grown cruelty-free meat, material manufacturing revolution and guided bullets. Examine what the impact of technology might be in 2050 and consider the policies we might need, both to make the most of the opportunities ahead and to tackle the environmental, economic and social challenges in prospect.
The writers predict the vast changes that technology will bring to everything from health care to energy output, manufacturing to military balance. They also consider the impact on jobs, and how we can prepare for the opportunities, as well as the dangers, that await. Thought-provoking, engaging and full of insight from the forefront of tech innovation, Megatech is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand tomorrow's world.
- 256 pages.
- 5"w x 8"h x .8"d.