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The Appearance of Solidity: Media and Culture in the Electric Age by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Using Marshall McLuhan’s insights as an impetus, this meandering tale draws upon novels, radio and television shows, film, and trending internet platforms and gaming to discuss the influence of media in a world increasingly wrapped in the fibre optic cables of the technological age. This idiosyncratic examination is an interrogation of media's cultural influence and subsequent societal change.
Maxwell's Demons by Ben Bova
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Science fiction and science fact, humor and adventure, all await when you enter the unpredictable world of... MAXWELL'S DEMONS
The Astral Mirror by Ben Bova
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Here are a dozen and a half views of the world, past present and future, as seen through the Astral Mirror....
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition) by Andy Hines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Thinking about the Future, by Andy Hines and Peter Bishop, distills the expertise of three dozen senior foresight professionals into a set of essential guidelines for carrying out successful strategic foresight. Presented in a highly scannable yet personable style, each guideline includes an explanation and rationale, key steps, a case example, and resources for further study.
The Automation of Society is Next: How to Survive the Digital Revolution by Dirk Helbing
Price: $11.11 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
The explosion in data volumes, processing power, and Artificial Intelligence, known as the "digital revolution", has driven our world to a dangerous point. One thing is increasingly clear: We are at a crossroads. We need to make decisions. We must re-invent our future.
Dreams of the Last Days: Machines and Machinations by Ilyan Kei Lavanway
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Many Americans, religious and non-religious alike, have seen the writing on the wall, so to speak, regarding what is transpiring in their homeland. Many have felt the stirrings of prophetic fulfillment even though they may be unaware of the specific prophecies in play, or unwilling to acknowledge prophecy at all. For some, political leanings dictate what they will and will not regard as relevant.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report by John Michael Greer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
BRUNO LATOUR - CIÊNCIA EM AÇÃO: um texto de acompanhamento de leitura e sugestões de monografias by Vittorio Pastelli
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
O texto segue o livro de Bruno Latour com resumos, explicações e comentários.
CSR: Towards a DEFINITION by Dr. Joji Valli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
What is CSR? Can there be a single definition possible? What is CSR anyway? This book will give in-depth overview of the theoretical aspects such as definitions, evolution, and philosophical impetus of the term CSR.
MasterLife - Human Behaviour Decoded by Netr0m
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
The Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of Human Behaviour come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it.
All You Need to Know About Disability is on Star Trek by Ilana Lehmann
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
More illuminating than a Supernova. More fun than a Klingon drinking song. Set a course for a view of disability through a Star Trek lens. From genetic engineering, to physical, cognitive and psychiatric disabilities, Dr. Lehmann provides 12 chapters of disability topics illustrated with dialogue from Star Trek episodes and movies.
Love, Money, Sex and Death in the 21st Century by Louis Shalako
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Love, Money, Sex and Death. A mind-blowing series of essays concerning ten ethical and moral dilemmas facing modern science as well as the rest of humanity. The 21st Century is sure going to be interesting. A non-fiction hypertext, illustrated.
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity by Zhanna Hamilton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
After SETI Then What? by Robert Stetson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
We’re looking in all the wrong ways for intelligent life in space, but, what if we found it? Would they be friendly? Would they give us all the magic they have learned to perform? Would they enrich our lives? Even if they just said hello and let’s be friends, what would be the natural outcome of having them visit? Should we be looking for and calling for them to come here?
A Plague of People by John Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies(3.67 from 3 reviews)
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
God's Loaded Dice by Timothy McGettigan
You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies, Essay » Technology
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
Watching for the Future: Techniques for Seeing the Days Ahead by John Orndorff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Watching for the Future is a booklet that provides readers with a familiarization of futurist techniques to understand what we can expect in the future. Following a brief overview of these techniques the author goes into more detail on scenario building and presents four distinct scenarios for the future of the United States based on the economy and social order.
Are Humans Obsolete? by Jim Hull
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies, Essay
Today machines can outplay us at chess, perform surgeries, manage airports, design buildings, act in films. Soon they'll compete with us in nearly every field. Will this cause mass layoffs and riots? Or will we benefit? ... Plus a clear look at our high-tech culture of adolescence, a way to make sense of modern media, and a bird’s-eye view of the turf war between science and religion.