paper edition ISBN 0-7795-0013-X
Introduction: Is the Future Sneaking Up on Us?
Part One: Are We Obsolete?
Are Humans Obsolete
Chaos and Creativity
Robots and Layoffs
Part Two: Is Culture Obsolete?
Is Our Culture Obsolete?
How to Interpret Future News and Ads
Will Science and Religion Unite?
All the researchers at the Pasadena Public Library should get raises for their tireless efforts on my behalf while I prepared this book. I peppered them with endless requests for information, and they were unfailingly gracious and helpful. I thank them first and foremost.