the inevitable kevin kelly

The Inevitable

The Inevitable
Kevin Kelly
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Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

Wat is Kevin Kelly toch een briljante denker en schrijver. Zijn boek De Wil van Technologie was ook al zo’n meesterwerk. The Inevitable neemt je mee in de ontwikkeling van de wereld en welke technologische ontwikkeling onze toekomst gaan bepalen. Geen glazen bol, maar gewoon ontwikkelingen die gaande zijn door projecteren op de toekomst. Met voorbeelden, met onderbouwing en met een fantastische verhaallijn. Niet langer twijfelen, gewoon lezen!

From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives.

Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map for the future, showing how the coming changes in our lives—from virtual reality in the home to an on-demand economy to artificial intelligence embedded in everything we manufacture—can be understood as the result of a few long-term, accelerating forces. Kelly both describes these deep trends—interacting, cognifying, flowing, screening, accessing, sharing, filtering, remixing, tracking, and questioning—and demonstrates how they overlap and are codependent on one another. These larger forces will completely revolutionize the way we buy, work, learn, and communicate with each other. By understanding and embracing them, says Kelly, it will be easier for us to remain on top of the coming wave of changes and to arrange our day-to-day relationships with technology in ways that bring forth maximum benefits. Kelly’s bright, hopeful book will be indispensable to anyone who seeks guidance on where their business, industry, or life is heading—what to invent, where to work, in what to invest, how to better reach customers, and what to begin to put into place—as this new world emerges.

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