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The Resource The Way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace

The Way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace

Label
The Way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century
Title
The Way we will be 50 years from today
Title remainder
60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Mike Wallace
Title variation
  • Way we will be fifty years from today
  • Fifty years from today
  • 50 years from today
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.4909/05
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM901
LC item number
.W39 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1918-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wallace, Mike
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social prediction
  • Social indicators
  • Economic indicators
  • Political indicators
  • Health status indicators
  • Technological forecasting
  • Quality of life
  • Twenty-first century
Target audience
adult
Label
The Way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 241)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Stuart L. Pimm
  • 94
  • 26
  • Future Cars and the Jetsons
  • Malcolm Bricklin
  • 99
  • 27
  • A World without Borders
  • Abdulla Salem El-Badri
  • 103
  • A Tiny Dot in Cosmic Time; A Big Period in Human Time
  • 28
  • Technology, Security, and Liberty in 50 Years
  • Lee H. Hamilton
  • 105
  • 29
  • Our Place in the Universe
  • Steven Beckwith
  • 109
  • 30
  • Snapshot of a World with the New Nation of California
  • George F. Smoot
  • Tim Mack
  • 112
  • 31
  • Our Children, Our Future
  • Marian Wright Edelman
  • 116
  • 32
  • Landscapes and Living Conditions
  • Valli Moosa
  • 119
  • 7
  • 33
  • Go Green by Thinking Blue
  • Leon E. Panetta, James D. Watkins
  • 123
  • 34
  • Paradox
  • Aaron Ciechanover
  • 128
  • 35
  • Transformation
  • 4
  • Elias A. Zerhouni
  • 131
  • 36
  • A World without Breast Cancer
  • Nancy G. Brinker
  • 136
  • 37
  • Hope for People with Brain Diseases
  • Stanley B. Prusiner
  • 141
  • What's Ahead: "Figures Don't Lie"
  • 38
  • A Physician's View of the Future
  • Victor Sidel
  • 145
  • 39
  • Clean Energy for Progress
  • Claude Mandil
  • 150
  • 40
  • CO[subscript 2] for Good
  • Christian de Duve
  • Nancy Ho
  • 156
  • 41
  • To Open the World to All People
  • Michael Shermer
  • 159
  • 42
  • View as I Glide By
  • Joseph L. Bryant
  • 164
  • 11
  • 43
  • One Tuesday in Australia
  • Barry Marshall
  • 167
  • 44
  • Wake-Up Call on Global Warming
  • Carl Pope, Daniel Becker, Allison Forbes
  • 171
  • 45
  • Dateline: 50 Years into the Future
  • 5
  • Keith B. Richburg
  • 175
  • 46
  • Leaps and Eurekas
  • Gregory A. Poland
  • 178
  • 47
  • Snapshots of the Future with Infectious Disease: Living in a Brave New World with Age-Old Scourges
  • Earl G. Brown
  • 182
  • What a Climatologist Cannot Know about the Next 50 Years (but What He Does Believe)
  • 48
  • Age of the Global Citizen
  • Carol Bellamy
  • 189
  • 49
  • Some Words from "Dr. Future"
  • James Canton
  • 192
  • 50
  • Some Warnings, Some Worries, and a Call for Leadership
  • 1
  • John R. Christy
  • Douglas Osheroff
  • 197
  • 51
  • How Our Knowledge Will Increase
  • Lyman Page
  • 201
  • 52
  • We Will Have Learned Our Lesson
  • Carol M. Browner
  • 204
  • 15
  • 53
  • Future of the Soul
  • Richard Dawkins
  • 206
  • 54
  • A Bird's-Eye View of the Next 50 Years
  • Peter Marra
  • 210
  • 55
  • Global Climate Change and Our Children
  • 6
  • Nsedu Obot-Witherspoon
  • 214
  • 56
  • A Way Back to Wilderness
  • William H. Meadows
  • 217
  • 57
  • Future World: The Bad, the Good, and the Ugly
  • Lawrence M. Krauss
  • 221
  • No More Heart Disease
  • 58
  • Always So Much More to Discover
  • John C. Mather
  • 225
  • 59
  • World in Fifty Years: Revolutions and Repercussions
  • Ahmed Zewail
  • 228
  • 60
  • Earth in 50 Years: Rescue ... or Ruin?
  • Louis J. Ignarro
  • 233
  • 18
  • 7
  • End of Psychiatric Illnesses
  • E. Fuller Torrey
  • 22
  • As We May Live
  • 8
  • Simon Caplan's Day
  • Arthur Caplan
  • 24
  • 9
  • Fifty Years from Now: Today's Baby Reaches Middle Age
  • Wanda Jones
  • 26
  • 10
  • Blogging from the Future
  • Vint Cerf
  • Craig Newmark
  • 31
  • 11
  • Progress Accelerates Exponentially
  • Ray Kurzweil
  • 33
  • 12
  • An Economist Predicts
  • Thomas C. Schelling
  • 39
  • 1
  • 13
  • Diary Entry: 2058
  • Chandrasekhar (Spike) Narayan
  • 43
  • 14
  • Deciphering the Mega-Trends
  • James E. Cartwright
  • 46
  • 15
  • Will We Be 50 Years from Today?
  • 2
  • Jody Williams
  • 52
  • 16
  • Era of Great Change is Coming
  • Kim Dae-jung
  • 56
  • 17
  • Future of Crime
  • Ronald Noble
  • 58
  • A Revolution in Medicine
  • 18
  • Future of Food
  • Norman E. Borlaug
  • 63
  • 19
  • What Does It Mean to Be Human?
  • Richard Clarke
  • 68
  • 20
  • A Brain Scientist's Perspective
  • Francis S. Collins
  • Richard Restak
  • 74
  • 21
  • In Harmony with Earth's Water Cycle
  • Sandra Postel
  • 78
  • 22
  • How Will Science Transform Human Society?
  • Gerardus 't Hooft
  • 82
  • 4
  • 23
  • Where Are All the Robots?
  • Shigeo Hirose
  • 86
  • 24
  • Wind Farming in Pollyanna Land
  • Peter Doherty
  • 90
  • 25
  • Letters to My Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren
Control code
ocn180852042
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 241 pages
Isbn
9780849903700
Lccn
2007045281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
303.49 W364 ; P ; XX-N ; C0805BT3(LJ)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 180852042
  • (Sirsi) 180852042
  • (OCoLC)180852042
Label
The Way we will be 50 years from today : 60 of the world's greatest minds share their visions of the next half century, [edited by] Mike Wallace
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 241)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3
  • Stuart L. Pimm
  • 94
  • 26
  • Future Cars and the Jetsons
  • Malcolm Bricklin
  • 99
  • 27
  • A World without Borders
  • Abdulla Salem El-Badri
  • 103
  • A Tiny Dot in Cosmic Time; A Big Period in Human Time
  • 28
  • Technology, Security, and Liberty in 50 Years
  • Lee H. Hamilton
  • 105
  • 29
  • Our Place in the Universe
  • Steven Beckwith
  • 109
  • 30
  • Snapshot of a World with the New Nation of California
  • George F. Smoot
  • Tim Mack
  • 112
  • 31
  • Our Children, Our Future
  • Marian Wright Edelman
  • 116
  • 32
  • Landscapes and Living Conditions
  • Valli Moosa
  • 119
  • 7
  • 33
  • Go Green by Thinking Blue
  • Leon E. Panetta, James D. Watkins
  • 123
  • 34
  • Paradox
  • Aaron Ciechanover
  • 128
  • 35
  • Transformation
  • 4
  • Elias A. Zerhouni
  • 131
  • 36
  • A World without Breast Cancer
  • Nancy G. Brinker
  • 136
  • 37
  • Hope for People with Brain Diseases
  • Stanley B. Prusiner
  • 141
  • What's Ahead: "Figures Don't Lie"
  • 38
  • A Physician's View of the Future
  • Victor Sidel
  • 145
  • 39
  • Clean Energy for Progress
  • Claude Mandil
  • 150
  • 40
  • CO[subscript 2] for Good
  • Christian de Duve
  • Nancy Ho
  • 156
  • 41
  • To Open the World to All People
  • Michael Shermer
  • 159
  • 42
  • View as I Glide By
  • Joseph L. Bryant
  • 164
  • 11
  • 43
  • One Tuesday in Australia
  • Barry Marshall
  • 167
  • 44
  • Wake-Up Call on Global Warming
  • Carl Pope, Daniel Becker, Allison Forbes
  • 171
  • 45
  • Dateline: 50 Years into the Future
  • 5
  • Keith B. Richburg
  • 175
  • 46
  • Leaps and Eurekas
  • Gregory A. Poland
  • 178
  • 47
  • Snapshots of the Future with Infectious Disease: Living in a Brave New World with Age-Old Scourges
  • Earl G. Brown
  • 182
  • What a Climatologist Cannot Know about the Next 50 Years (but What He Does Believe)
  • 48
  • Age of the Global Citizen
  • Carol Bellamy
  • 189
  • 49
  • Some Words from "Dr. Future"
  • James Canton
  • 192
  • 50
  • Some Warnings, Some Worries, and a Call for Leadership
  • 1
  • John R. Christy
  • Douglas Osheroff
  • 197
  • 51
  • How Our Knowledge Will Increase
  • Lyman Page
  • 201
  • 52
  • We Will Have Learned Our Lesson
  • Carol M. Browner
  • 204
  • 15
  • 53
  • Future of the Soul
  • Richard Dawkins
  • 206
  • 54
  • A Bird's-Eye View of the Next 50 Years
  • Peter Marra
  • 210
  • 55
  • Global Climate Change and Our Children
  • 6
  • Nsedu Obot-Witherspoon
  • 214
  • 56
  • A Way Back to Wilderness
  • William H. Meadows
  • 217
  • 57
  • Future World: The Bad, the Good, and the Ugly
  • Lawrence M. Krauss
  • 221
  • No More Heart Disease
  • 58
  • Always So Much More to Discover
  • John C. Mather
  • 225
  • 59
  • World in Fifty Years: Revolutions and Repercussions
  • Ahmed Zewail
  • 228
  • 60
  • Earth in 50 Years: Rescue ... or Ruin?
  • Louis J. Ignarro
  • 233
  • 18
  • 7
  • End of Psychiatric Illnesses
  • E. Fuller Torrey
  • 22
  • As We May Live
  • 8
  • Simon Caplan's Day
  • Arthur Caplan
  • 24
  • 9
  • Fifty Years from Now: Today's Baby Reaches Middle Age
  • Wanda Jones
  • 26
  • 10
  • Blogging from the Future
  • Vint Cerf
  • Craig Newmark
  • 31
  • 11
  • Progress Accelerates Exponentially
  • Ray Kurzweil
  • 33
  • 12
  • An Economist Predicts
  • Thomas C. Schelling
  • 39
  • 1
  • 13
  • Diary Entry: 2058
  • Chandrasekhar (Spike) Narayan
  • 43
  • 14
  • Deciphering the Mega-Trends
  • James E. Cartwright
  • 46
  • 15
  • Will We Be 50 Years from Today?
  • 2
  • Jody Williams
  • 52
  • 16
  • Era of Great Change is Coming
  • Kim Dae-jung
  • 56
  • 17
  • Future of Crime
  • Ronald Noble
  • 58
  • A Revolution in Medicine
  • 18
  • Future of Food
  • Norman E. Borlaug
  • 63
  • 19
  • What Does It Mean to Be Human?
  • Richard Clarke
  • 68
  • 20
  • A Brain Scientist's Perspective
  • Francis S. Collins
  • Richard Restak
  • 74
  • 21
  • In Harmony with Earth's Water Cycle
  • Sandra Postel
  • 78
  • 22
  • How Will Science Transform Human Society?
  • Gerardus 't Hooft
  • 82
  • 4
  • 23
  • Where Are All the Robots?
  • Shigeo Hirose
  • 86
  • 24
  • Wind Farming in Pollyanna Land
  • Peter Doherty
  • 90
  • 25
  • Letters to My Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren
Control code
ocn180852042
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 241 pages
Isbn
9780849903700
Lccn
2007045281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
303.49 W364 ; P ; XX-N ; C0805BT3(LJ)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 180852042
  • (Sirsi) 180852042
  • (OCoLC)180852042

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