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Social forecasting, future studies

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Epiphany Z Eight Radical Visions for Transforming Your Future

Epiphany Z Eight Radical Visions for Transforming Your Future

Author: Thomas Frey Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/01/2017

You make decisions today based on their interpretation of what the future holds. If we change someone's vision of the future, we change the way they make decisions today. Epiphany Z is guaranteed to change your vision! We are entering a period of unprecedented opportunity. Humanity will change more in the next 20 years than in all of human history. Risk factors will increase exponentially. And our children's children, who haven't even been born yet, are counting on you.

Epiphany Z Eight Radical Visions for Transforming Your Future

Epiphany Z Eight Radical Visions for Transforming Your Future

Author: Thomas Frey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2017

You make decisions today based on their interpretation of what the future holds. If we change someone's vision of the future, we change the way they make decisions today. Epiphany Z is guaranteed to change your vision! We are entering a period of unprecedented opportunity. Humanity will change more in the next 20 years than in all of human history. Risk factors will increase exponentially. And our children's children, who haven't even been born yet, are counting on you.

Ich Beginne Zu Glauben, Dass Es Wieder Krieg Geben Wird

Ich Beginne Zu Glauben, Dass Es Wieder Krieg Geben Wird

Author: Peter Mersch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2017

Maschine Frisst Mensch

Maschine Frisst Mensch

Author: August Freitag Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2016

What is the Future?

What is the Future?

Author: Professor John Urry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2016

Thinking about the future is essential for almost all organizations and societies. States, corporations, universities, cities, NGOs and individuals believe they cannot miss the future. But what exactly is the future? It remains a mystery perhaps the greatest mystery, especially because futures are unpredictable and often unknowable, the outcome of many factors, known and unknown. The future is rarely a simple extrapolation from the present. In this important book, John Urry seeks to capture the many efforts that have been made to anticipate, visualize and elaborate the future. This includes examining the methods used to model the future, from those of the RAND Corporation to imagined future worlds in philosophy, literature, art, film, TV and computer games. He shows that futures are often contested and saturated with different interests, especially in relation to future generations. He also shows how analyses of social institutions, practices and lives should be central to examining potential futures, and issues such as who owns the future. The future seems to be characterized by `wicked problems'. There are multiple `causes' and `solutions', long-term lock-ins and complex interdependencies, and different social groups have radically different frames for understanding what is at stake. Urry explores these issues through case-studies of 3D printing and the future of manufacturing, mobilities in the city, and the futures of energy and climate change.

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Dresden Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Dresden Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

Author: Melina Karolym Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2016

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Leipzig Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Leipzig Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

Author: Leandra Merlin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2016

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Bremen Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Bremen Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

Author: Terence Gretky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2016

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Dusseldorf Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Dusseldorf Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

Author: Leroy Melvin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2016

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Frankfurt Am Main Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Frankfurt Am Main Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

Author: Terence Uther Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2016

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Hamburg Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

So Konnte Dein Jahr 2050 in Hamburg Aussehen - Eine Zukunftsvision

Author: Terence Karolym Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2016

Inventing the Future Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

Inventing the Future Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

Author: Nick Srnicek Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2016

Neoliberalism isn't working. Austerity is forcing millions into poverty and many more into precarious work, while the left remains trapped in stagnant political practices that offer no respite. Inventing the Future is a bold new manifesto for life after capitalism. Against the confused understanding of our high-tech world by both the right and the left, this book claims that the emancipatory and future-oriented possibilities of our society can be reclaimed. Instead of running from a complex future, Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams demand a postcapitalist economy capable of advancing standards, liberating humanity from work and developing technologies that expand our freedoms. This new edition includes a new chapter where they respond to their various critics.