The Resource This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future, edited by John Brockman ; [introduction by Daniel C. Dennett]

This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future, edited by John Brockman ; [introduction by Daniel C. Dennett]

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This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future
Title
This will change everything
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ideas that will shape the future
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Brockman ; [introduction by Daniel C. Dennett]
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Language
eng
Summary
"Edge.org presents 125 of today's leading thinkers ... [responding to the question,] 'What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?'"--Cover
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BTCTA
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501.1
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no index present
LC call number
HM901
LC item number
.T45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future, edited by John Brockman ; [introduction by Daniel C. Dennett]
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This will change everything : ideas that will shape the future, edited by John Brockman ; [introduction by Daniel C. Dennett]
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Contents
The Edge question : introduction / by Daniel C. Dennett -- Evolution changes everything / Scott Sampson -- DNA : writing the software of life / J. Craig Venter -- A change in who we are / PZ Myers -- The robotic moment / Sherry Turkle -- The brain-machine interface / James Geary -- Breaking the species barrier / Richard Dawkins -- Slippery expectations / Corey S. Powell -- The full flourishing of solar technology / Ian McEwan -- Personal genomics--or maybe not / Steven Pinker -- Our genes are not our fate / Dean Ornish -- A forebrain for the world mind / W. Daniel Hillis -- Future as present : a final experiment / Ernst Pöppel -- But we shall all be changed / Frank J. Tipler -- The credit crunch for materialism / Rupert Sheldrake -- The laptop quantum computer / Donald D. Hoffman -- Undo the present ; recall the past / Seth Lloyd -- Rounding an endless vicious circle / Alan Alda -- The idea of negative and iatrogenic science / Nassim Nicholas Taleb -- The feeling that things will get worse / Brian Eno -- Homesteading in Hilbert space / Frank Wilczek -- Revelation / Stefano Boeri -- The discovery of intelligent life from somewhere else / Douglas Rushkoff -- A cure for humankind's existential loneliness / Paul Saffo -- AI and intellectual mastery / John Tooby and Leda Cosmides -- Avoiding doomsday / Alexander Vilenkin -- Escaping the Gravity Well / David Dalrymple -- Synthetic biology with interplanetary reach / Dimitar Sasselov -- Life (or not) on Mars / Rodney Brooks -- A separate origin for life / Robert Shapiro -- Shadow biosphere / Paul Davies -- Laboratory earth colonies / John Gottman -- Interstellar viruses / George Dyson -- Computers are the new microscopes / Terrence Sejnowski -- Silicon immortality : downloading consciousness into computers / David Eagleman -- The implementation of life in engineered materials / Neil Gershenfeld -- Decoding the brain / Gary Marcus -- Cheap cryonic suspension of brains / Bart Kosko -- Superintelligence / Nick Bostrom -- Becoming robotic / Gregory Paul -- The synchronization of brains / Jamshed Bharucha -- Thinking small : understading the brain / Irene Pepperberg -- Controlling the brain's plasticity / Leo M. Chalupa -- Never-ending childhood / Alison Gopnik -- The ebb of memory / Kevin Slavin -- Artificial self-replicating meme machines / Susan Blackmore -- Malthusian information famine / Charles Seife -- Reading minds / Kenneth W. Ford -- True lie detection / Sam Harris -- Radiotelepathy : direct communication from brain to brain / Freeman Dyson -- Little changes make the biggest difference / Barry C. Smith -- Neuronally expressed messages / Peter Schwartz -- A new kind of mind / Kevin Kelly -- The age of reputation / Gloria Orrigi -- Cracking open the lockbox of talent / Howard Gardner -- Culture / Timothy Taylor -- Molecular manufacturing / Ed Regis -- Resizing ourselves / Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster -- The actual, the possible, and the unimaginable / Marc D. Hauser -- Computing the embryo / Lewis Wolpert -- Homo evolutis / Juan Enriquez -- The open universe / Stuart Kauffman -- Living to a hundred and fifty / Gregory Benford -- Mastering death / Marcelo Gleiser -- No more time decay / Emanuel Derman -- West Antarctica and seven other sleeping giants / Laurence C. Smith -- Conserving the climate : will Greenland's melting ice the deal? / Stephen H. Schneider -- Climate will change everything / William Calvin -- Molecular manufacturing and climate change / Eric Drexler -- The mastery of climate / Stewart Brand -- The use of nuclear weapons against a civilian population / Lawrence Krauss -- Deployment of a significant rogue nuclear device / Gerald Holton -- Accidental nuclear war / Max Tegmark -- The breakdown of all computers / Anton Zeilinger -- The growing perception of a clash between safety and liberty / Dan Sperber -- Adopting rationality and sustainability / Patrick Bateson -- Fusion expectations / Roger Highfield -- Green oil / Alun Anderson -- Attempts at geoengineering / Oliver Morton -- Why don't running shoes biodegrade? / Daniel Goleman -- The shift from harvesting to manufacturing energy / Andrian Kreye -- The anthroposphere / Nicholas A. Christakis -- At last : technology will change education / Haim Harari -- Inexpensive customizable interactive e-texts for worldwide use / David G. Myers -- On basketball and science camps / Stephon H. Alexander -- A web-empowered revolution in teaching / Chris Anderson -- Wisdom reborn / Roger C. Schank -- Tracks and cluster / David Gelernter -- The mobile phone / Keith Devlin -- Energy and economics : the road to civilization 1.0 / Michael Shermer -- Undoing Babylon / Daniel L. Everett -- Soul travel for selfless beings / Thomas Metzinger -- Inside out : the epistemology of everything / Tor Nørretranders -- Changes in the changers / A. Garrett Lisi -- Neurocosmetics / Marcel Kinsbourne -- Neurophenomics + targeted stimulation = psychological optimization? / Brian Knutson -- Celebratory self-reengineering / Andy Clark -- A different kind of male subjectivity / Tino Sehgal -- Hidden persuaders '09 / Helen Fisher -- A lively gamete market / Henry Harpending -- Immortal cognition, boundless happiness / Marco Iacoboni -- A farewell to harm / Karl Sabbach -- God need not actually exist to have evolved / Jesse Bering -- Proof of the Riemann hypothesis / Clifford A. Pickover -- The reality of time / Lee Smolin -- The existence of additional spacetime dimensions / Gino Segrè -- Black holes : the ultimate game changer? / Paul J. Steinhardt -- Better measurements / Gregory Cochran -- We are learning to make phenotypes / Mark Pagel -- The next step in human health care? / Ian Wilmut -- Broadening the spectrum of infectious causation / Paul Ewald -- Biological markers for mental illness / Eric Kandel -- Recognizing that the body is not a machine / Randolph Nesse -- The organism itself as the emergent meaning / Brian Goodwin -- Faster evolution means more ethnic differences / Jonathan Haidt -- Africa / James J. O'Donnell -- Epistemology will change the world / Lera Boroditsky -- Social media literacy / Howard Rheingold -- The decline of text / Marti Hearst -- The end of analytic science / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi -- Coordinated computational power will change science / Lisa Randall -- Carniculture / Austin Dacey -- Exploitability / David M. Buss -- Post-rational economic man / David Berreby -- Nothing will change everything / Richard Foreman -- Beyond Boolean logic, digital manipulations and numerical evaluations / Verna Huber-Dyson -- People who can intuit in six dimensions / Robert Sapolsky -- Massive technological failure / David Bodanis -- Happiness / Betsy Devine -- Our brave new map of the world / Christine Finn -- The unmasking of true human nature / Aubrey de Grey -- And if the big change doesn't arrive? / Carlo Rovelli -- "Everything" has already changed! / Kai Krause -- The slow-motion revolution / Robert R. Provine -- Why human nature will rebel / Nicholas Humphrey
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21 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 390 p.
Isbn
9780061899676
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)419852004

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