The Inevitable

Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698183657
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The Inevitable from the Author: Kevin Kelly. A New York Times Bestseller 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. From the Hardcover edition.

The Inevitable

Author: Louis Couperus
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776584856
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The Inevitable from the Author: Louis Couperus. Published at the dawn of a new century as women's roles were rapidly shifting, Dutch writer Louis Couperus' novel The Inevitable presents a remarkably frank account of one young woman's liberation and sexual emancipation in the aftermath of a bruising divorce.

The Inevitable

Author: Geoffrey John Jacobs
Publisher: Geoffrey John Jacobs
ISBN: 9781456775995
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The Inevitable from the Author: Geoffrey John Jacobs.

Inevitable Incompetence

Author: Saul William Seidman
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1581129475
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Inevitable Incompetence from the Author: Saul William Seidman. We have two choices. We can follow the delusion of "universal health care" or we can accept a market approach to health care. Putting patients in charge of their medical care is a market approach. It guarantees competence, at least. Universal health care is sickness care administered by politicians, bureaucrats, CEOs and other proven incompetents. None of these "medicrats" knows how medicine is practiced. All these administrators are driven by politics and economics. Excellence is destroyed in the initial stages of what is called "single payer" health care. The destruction of competence follows the destruction of excellence. Medicine was practiced. Medicine was a lifelong learning experience. Medicine was integrated. That was only yesterday. The present bureaucratized, fragmented and disintegrated program called "medical care" bears little resemblance to the practice of medicine. Today s medical care is dysfunctional. Inevitable Incompetence will detail the growing danger and outrageous expenses in medical care. Inevitable Incompetence will provide an understanding of the methods needed to alter the relentless course of rising expenditures and increasing deaths and injuries in the current world of "medical care." Inevitable Incompetence will outline the process required to return to excellence. --- "

Inevitable Illusions

Author: Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471159629
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Inevitable Illusions from the Author: Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini. "Fascinating and insightful. . . . I cannot recall a book that has made me think more about the nature of thinking." -- Richard C. Lewontin Harvard University Everyone knows that optical illusions trick us because of the way we see. Now scientists have discovered that cognitive illusions, a set of biases deeply embedded in the human mind, can actually distort the way we think. In Inevitable Illusions, distinguished cognitive researcher Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini takes us on a provocative, challenging, and thoroughly entertaining exploration of the games our minds play. He opens the doors onto the newly charted realm of the cognitive unconscious to reveal the full range of illusions, showing how they inhibit our ability to reason--no matter what our educational background or IQ. Inevitable Illusions is stimulating, eye-opening food for thought.

Inevitable

Author: Bruce Cameron Alexander
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 1458219275
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Inevitable from the Author: Bruce Cameron Alexander. The United States is plunged into an authoritarian frenzy following a terrorist act that leaves lower Manhattan in ruin. James Woodward is a man of integrity with no interest in fanning flames, yet a single act of civil disobedience unravels his perfect life, and he is drawn to join the ever-growing mass of American refuges. He soon discovers he is far from alone in his exile. Risking assassination, he joins a group determined to prevent the United States from devolving into a totalitarian state. Outcasts in a dystopian nightmare, they are caught in a struggle between unknown benefactors determined to aid their cause and others determined to see their idealistic efforts destroyed. When a quiet protest ends in a bloodbath, the survivors turn to Jamess mysterious organization for support. With the help of hidden allies, they travel to Washington, D.C., where James and his friends seek peace but instead find a showdown in the shadow of the Washington Monument. Will the power of freedom save America, or will a paranoid government murder anyone who stands in its way?

The Inevitable

Author: Mike Wareing
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1602477493
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The Inevitable from the Author: Mike Wareing. The finest warrior of the Kylthon race comes to realize that his actions can change more than he ever imagined-only he realizes this too late. With the vicious race, the Foe, swarming over his falling empire, Salir is forced to make a decision.

Inevitable Aging

Author: Annette Baudisch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540766568
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Inevitable Aging from the Author: Annette Baudisch. The theoretical results in this monograph indicate that life provides alternative strategies to aging. The groundbreaking findings open a completely new field of research. The author gets away from the human centered vision of life showing that aging in any organism does not necessarily correspond to deterioration and senescence. The central insight of this monograph is: to deeply understand why some species age it is necessary to understand why other species do not.

The Inevitable Contemporary Writers Confront Death

Author: Bradford Morrow
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393341171
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The Inevitable Contemporary Writers Confront Death from the Author: Bradford Morrow. What is death and how does it touch upon life? Twenty writers look for answers. Birth is not inevitable. Life certainly isn't. The sole inevitability of existence, the only sure consequence of being alive, is death. In these eloquent and surprising essays, twenty writers face this fact, among them Geoff Dyer, who describes the ghost bikes memorializing those who die in biking accidents; Jonathan Safran Foer, proposing a new way of punctuating dialogue in the face of a family history of heart attacks and decimation by the Holocaust; Mark Doty, whose reflections on the art-porn movie Bijou lead to a meditation on the intersection of sex and death epitomized by the AIDS epidemic; and Joyce Carol Oates, who writes about the loss of her husband and faces her own mortality. Other contributors include Annie Dillard, Diane Ackerman, Peter Straub, and Brenda Hillman.

The Inevitable

Author: T. Seward
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450014275
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The Inevitable from the Author: T. Seward.