By Mansfield, Keith
What does the future hold? How will we live, work and entertain ourselves? What new technologies will emerge? Will humanity evolve - and perhaps live forever? Or are we facing threats that could end us - and even the whole universe? The Future in Minutes tackles these and many ot...her fundamental questions, concisely and lucidly explaining everything from cryptocurrencies and world governments to gene therapy and colonizing planets - and painting our options for utopia or disaster. Contents include: Predicting the future; How we'll live; Shifts in society; Technology of the future; Scarcity and solutions; Politics, warfare and ethics; The quest for immortality; Transhumans and posthumans; Artificial intelligence; Threats to humanity; Space travel and colonization; Super-advanced science; and The Fate of the Earth and the Universe.Read more
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Keith Mansfield has been a publisher in the areas of computing, technology and science for over twenty years. A mathematical physicist from Trinity College, Cambridge, he is currently working with the University of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute and the Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative. He is the author of three science fiction novels.
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