Books tagged: futurist

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The Other Side of Philip K. Dick
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition)
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 Approaching Singularity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
This short paper presents a concept involving time and technology, that will seem to make “time stand still.” It involves the nature of technology and how it affects our lives. If we define Q' as a non-dimensional measure of the quality and quantity of technology in our lives, in general, it can be said that Q' has increased over time. A limit in time is proposed where it becomes meaningless.
Trouble and her Friends
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 128,450. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
One of the quintessential and award-winning novels of the cyberpunk genre returns in a striking new edition. India Carless, alias Trouble, managed to stay one step ahead of the feds until she retired from life as a hacker and settled down to run a small network for an artist’s co-op. Now someone has stolen her pseudonym and begun to use it for criminal hacking. So Trouble returns.
The Living Universe-Bringing Science, Finance and Society to Life (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Dr Elisabet Sahtouris interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Elisabet Sahtouris is an internationally known Evolution Biologist. In this interview Elisabet inspires us to understand the universe as a conscious, living system. She illustrates this with examples of how the theory applies to finance, falling Western birth rates, welfare systems and medicine.
Crashpoint (Kagent Series: #1)
Price: Free! Words: 101,430. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Would you save the world or save your family? The Stabilizers are nonviolent terrorists who will destroy 24th century civilization with social epidemics to slow the pace of life. It's up to Kagent Nick Lincoln to stop them by projecting what their next move will be. But when he learns how the Stabilizers, the Kagents, and the projections are related, it changes everything.
The Isolatarium
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the late 24th century, hacker Diadem Streng idles inside an isolated prison in space, tormented by his past. Dragged into dangerous experiments by his charming girlfriend, Celandine, & her dream of reviving Earth’s dead oceans, he learns a dark secret that could threaten the control of the elite, the Magnates. Ultimately, he is forced to obsessively search for the truth in his own memories.
Humanity 2.0
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Ground-breaking revelations, enlightening new concepts on humanity’s genetic evolutionary leap, activated dormant DNA, increased brain capacity, psychic and intuitive abilities, and spiritual awakening. Answers on consciousness, nature of reality, dark energy, universes expanding, time speeding up, earth’s magnetic zones in a new phasing, global trends this century and the next.
The Old Telescope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...
Black Hole Drive
Price: Free! Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Black Hole Drive is my first novella in the science fiction genre. When I wrote it, I ‎thought it was the coolest thing since sliced bread. Now that I have had a chance to let ‎it mellow with age a bit, I still like it - and feel that with a little work it could be ‎rewritten as something really enjoyable.‎