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Details"What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see"This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to more than 100 of the world's most influential minds. Exhilarating, visionary, sometimes frightening, but always fascinating, their responses provide an eye-opening road map of our near future.IAN MCEWAN (author of Atonement) on the full flourishing of solar power;STEVEN PINKER (author of The Language Instinct) on the introduction of direct-to-consumer genomics;RICHARD DAWKINS (author of The God Delusion) on cross-species breeding;SAM HARRIS (The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation) mind-reading technology;NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB (author of The Black Swan) on the end of precise knowledge;CHRIS ANDERSON (editor of Wired magazine; author of The Long Tail) on how the internet will revolutionize education;IRENE PEPPERBERG (author of Alex and Me) on unlocking the secrets of the brain;LISA RANDALL (author of Warped Passages) on advances in our ability to process information faster;FREEMAN DYSON (Physicist, Princeton Univ. ) on Radio telepathy, the direct communication of feelings and thoughts from brain to brain;BRIAN ENO (music producer) on the battle between hope and fear;J. CRAIG VENTER (decoder of DNA) on rewriting DNA;FRANK WILCZEK (Nobel Prize-winning physicist) on mastering matter through quantum physics; and dozens more.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor of the national bestsellers This Idea Must Die, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes.
SKU Code PRK B 3708 Weight in Kg 0.3100 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780061899676 Author Name JOHN BROCKMAN Publisher Name HARPER PERENNIAL