Brad Wieners, David Pescovitz
HardWired, 1996 - Computers - 161 pages
Solar-powered, housecleaning robots, and a Jetson's-like view of the 21st century--these are all fantasies that have fallen by the wayside. Wired asked more than 100 experts to assess the most favored future fantasies of our time, including an AIDS vaccine, contact with extraterrestrial intelligence, a cancer cure, food tablets, and the paperless office. Reality Check reveals the real future. 75 duotone photos.
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The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World
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