Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think
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Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think: Providing abundance is humanity's
grandest challenge—this is a book about how we rise to meet it. We will soon be able to meet and exceed the
basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp. This bold,
contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our near-term future, where exponentially
growing technologies and three other powerful forces are conspiring to better the lives of billions
Our thanks to Dr. Kay Martin, Vice President of the Bioenergy Producers Association, for this recommendation: "It's a good read on the promise
of technological innovation."
Authors: Peter H. Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, co-founder and
Chairman of Singularity University. He has degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering from MIT, and an
M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
Steven Kotler is an author and journalist. His books include A Small Furry Prayer, West of Jesus, and The Angle
Quickest for Flight. His articles have appeared in more than sixty publications. He also writes a regular blog for
Publisher: Free Press (February 21, 2012)
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