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The Future of Life

The Future of Life
  • Author : Edward O. Wilson
  • Publsiher : Vintage
  • Release : 28 June 2022
  • ISBN : 0679768114
  • Pages : 229 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 8 ratings
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Summary:
Calls for decisive action to save Earth's endangered biological heritage, profiling threatened animals and plants and offering a program based on economic, ethical, and religious ideals for preserving our biosphere.



The Future of Life

The Future of Life
  • Author : Edward O. Wilson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 09 April 2002
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Eloquent, practical and wise, this book by one of the world’s most important scientists—and two time Pulitzer Prize winner—should be read and studied by anyone concerned with the fate of the natural world. It "makes one thing clear ... we know what we do, and we have a choice" (The New York Times Book Review). E.O. Wilson assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the natural treasures we

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The Age of Em

The Age of Em
  • Author : Robin Hanson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 13 May 2016
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Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a model with the same connections on a fast computer, and you have a robot brain, but recognizably human. Train an em to do some job and copy it a million times: an army of workers is at your disposal. When they can be made cheaply, within

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Life 3.0

Life 3.0
  • Author : Max Tegmark
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 29 August 2017
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New York Times Best Seller How will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other technology—and there’s nobody better qualified or situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor who’s helped mainstream research on how to keep AI beneficial. How can we grow our prosperity through automation without leaving people lacking income

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The Future of Life

The Future of Life
  • Author : Edward O. Wilson
  • Publisher : Time Warner Books UK
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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Our world is far richer than previously conceived, yet so ravaged by human activity that half its species could be gone by the end of the present century. These two contrasting themes--unexpected magnificence and underestimated peril--have originated during the past two decades of research. In this timely and important new book, one of our greatest living scientists describes exactly what treasures of the natural world we are about to lose forever and what we can do right now to save

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The Future of Immortality

The Future of Immortality
  • Author : Anya Bernstein
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 25 June 2019
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A gripping account of the Russian visionaries who are pursuing human immortality As long as we have known death, we have dreamed of life without end. In The Future of Immortality, Anya Bernstein explores the contemporary Russian communities of visionaries and utopians who are pressing at the very limits of the human. The Future of Immortality profiles a diverse cast of characters, from the owners of a small cryonics outfit to scientists inaugurating the field of biogerontology, from grassroots neurotech

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Exploring the Origin, Extent, and Future of Life

Exploring the Origin, Extent, and Future of Life
  • Author : Constance M. Bertka
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 03 September 2009
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Where did we come from? Are we alone? Where are we going? These are the questions that define the field of astrobiology. New discoveries about life on Earth, the increasing numbers of extrasolar planets being identified, and the technologies being developed to locate and characterize Earth-like planets around other stars are continually challenging our views of nature and our connection to the rest of the universe. In this book, philosophers, historians, ethicists, and theologians provide the perspectives of their fields

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life
  • Author : Edward O. Wilson
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 07 March 2016
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"An audacious and concrete proposal…Half-Earth completes the 86-year-old Wilson’s valedictory trilogy on the human animal and our place on the planet." —Jedediah Purdy, New Republic In his most urgent book to date, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and world-renowned biologist Edward O. Wilson states that in order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet. In this "visionary blueprint for saving the planet" (Stephen Greenblatt),

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Creation

Creation
  • Author : Adam Rutherford
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 04 April 2013
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'You will not find a better, more balanced or up-to-date take on either the origin of life or synthetic biology. Essential reading' Observer Creation by Adam Rutherford tells the entire spellbinding story of life in two gripping narratives. 'Prepare to be astounded. There are moments when this book is so gripping it reads like a thriller' Mail on Sunday The Origin of Life is a four-billion-year detective story that uses the latest science to explain what life is and where

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Resilience and the Future of Everyday Life

Resilience and the Future of Everyday Life
  • Author : James H. Lee
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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There's an awful lot of doom and gloom out there for the average person to contemplate. Fortunately, there is hope in the form of contemporary grassroots movements that restore self-reliance and community engagement. Generously filled with ideas and resources, Resilience and the Future of Everyday Life provides a renewed sense of optimism and determination to create a better future today.

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Deep Future

Deep Future
  • Author : Curt Stager
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
  • Release : 22 March 2011
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In this extraordinary book, paleoclimatologist Curt Stager shows how what we do to the environment in the next one hundred years will affect not just the next few centuries but the next 100,000 years of human existence. Most of us have accepted that our planet is warming and that humans have played the key role in causing climate change. Yet few of us realize the magnitude of what’s happening. In Deep Future, Curt Stager draws on the planet’s geological

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Nano Comes to Life

Nano Comes to Life
  • Author : Sonia Contera
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 16 November 2021
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"Increasingly, scientists are gaining control over matter at the nanometer scale. Spearheaded by physical scientists operating at the interfaces of physics and biology (such as the author herself), advances in nanoscience and technology are transforming how we think about life and treat human health. This is due to a convergence of size. To do medicine, one must understand and be able to reach the nanoscale environment of healthy cells in tissues and organs, as well as other nano-sized building blocks

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A Brief History of the Future

A Brief History of the Future
  • Author : Jacques Attali
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release : 01 July 2011
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What will planet Earth be like in twenty years? At mid-century? In the year 2100? Prescient and convincing, this book is a must-read for anyone concerned about the future. Never has the world offered more promise for the future and been more fraught with dangers. Attali anticipates an unraveling of American hegemony as transnational corporations sever the ties linking free enterprise to democracy. World tensions will be primed for horrific warfare for resources and dominance. The ultimate question is: Will we

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Physics of the Future

Physics of the Future
  • Author : Michio Kaku
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 15 March 2011
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Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100. In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are already inventing the future in their labs. The result is the most authoritative and scientifically accurate description of the revolutionary developments taking place in medicine, computers,

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