By Mark Stevenson
while by surprise faced together with his personal mortality, Mark Stevenson-a author, deep-thinker, and stand-up comedian-began to consider what the longer term holds for our species. "The previous is a international country," writes Stevenson. "By my research it is a bit like France-in that i have been to elements of it and eaten a few great nutrition there. however the destiny? the long run is an unknown territory-and there isn't any guidebook." hence, his ambition was once born.
Stevenson set out easily, asking, "What's next?" after which traveled the globe in pursuit of the solutions. alongside the best way, he visited the Australian outback to go to the farmers who can keep us from weather swap, met a robotic with temper swings, and talked to the Spaniard who is placing a inn in house. whereas a few can be beaten, or perhaps dismayed by means of the looming realities of genome sequencing, man made biology, a nuclear renaissance, and carbon scrubbing, Stevenson continues to be, good, positive. Drawing on his singular humor and storytelling to collapse those occasionally advanced discoveries, An Optimist's journey of the Future paints a superbly readable, and entirely mesmerizing portrait of the place we are going to be once we develop up- and why it is not so scary.
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AN Optimist's Tour of the Future: One Curious Man Sets Out to Answer What's Next? by Mark Stevenson