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Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis

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offering abundance is humanity’s grandest problem—it is a book about how we upward thrust to meet it.

 

we will be able to soon have the ability to meet and exceed the fundamental wishes of each man, woman and child in the world. Abundance for all is inside of our grasp. This daring, contrarian view, backed up by exhaustive research, introduces our close to-term future, the place exponentially growing technologies and 3 different robust forces are conspiring to higher the lives of billions. An antidote to pessimism by tech entrepreneur became philanthropist, Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science creator Steven Kotler. 

because the break of day of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. however it is ultimate—rapid. The authors record how 4 forces—exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the emerging invoiceion—are conspiring to resolve our greatest issues. Abundance establishes hard goals for change and lays out a strategic roadmap for governments, trade and entrepreneurs, giving us a number of reason for optimism.

examining human want by category—water, meals, energy, healthcare, education, freedom—Diamandis and Kotler introduce dozens of innovators making great strides in each area: Larry web page, Steven Hawking, Dean Kamen, Daniel Kahneman, Elon Musk, invoice joy, Stewart emblem, Jeff Skoll, Ray Kurzweil, Ratan Tata, Craig Venter, among many, many differents. 

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author: Peter H. Diamandiswriter: loose PressBinding: HardcoverLanguage: Englishweb pages: 400

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