What Will Be: How the World of Information Will Change

Kobo ebook | March 17, 2009

byMichael L. Dertouzos

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Michael Dertouzos has been an insightful commentator and an active participant in the creation of the Information Age.Now, in What Will Be, he offers a thought-provoking and entertaining vision of the world of the next decade -- and of the next century. Dertouzos examines the impact that the following new technologies and challenges will have on our lives as the Information Revolution progresses:

  • all the music, film and text ever produced will be available on-demand in our own homes
  • your "bodynet" will let you make phone calls, check email and pay bills as you walk down the street
  • advances in telecommunication will radically alter the role of face-to-face contact in our lives
  • global disparities in infrastructure will widen the gap between rich and poor
  • surgical mini-robots and online care will change the practice of medicine as we know it.

    Detailed, accessible and visionary, What Will Be&nbsp is essential for Information Age revolutionaries and technological neophytes alike.

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Michael Dertouzos has been an insightful commentator and an active participant in the creation of the Information Age.Now, in What Will Be, he offers a thought-provoking and entertaining vision of the world of the next decade -- and of the next century. Dertouzos examines the impact that the following new technologies and challenges wi...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 17, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061873322

ISBN - 13:9780061873324

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