As the future catches you : how genomics & other forces are changing your life, work, health & wealth


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Enriquez, Juan


Keyword(s):
Technology -- Social aspects. Genomics -- Social aspects. Civilization, Modern -- 21st century. Genomica. Sociale aspecten. GÈnÈtique du comportement humain -- Aspect social. Gene mapping -- Social aspects.


Year:
2001


Publisher:
Crown Business


Accession number:
46366322


Label:
Box 97


Notes:
1st American ed. ill. ; 24 cm. Mixing apples, oranges, and floppy disks --; 390:1 gap --; New rich and the new poor --; Empires of the mind --; Data drives empires --; Genetics, the next dominant language --; Genetics is a hockey stick --; Most powerful information system --; Nano world --; Revolution in a few ZIP codes --; Technology is not kind, it does not say "please" --; Sleepless (and angry) in Seattle --; High tech, high pay, high mobility --; Digital-genomics diaspora --; Time warp. Sample texthttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random041/2001028239.html Table of contentshttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/random041/2001028239.html Publisher descriptionhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random043/2001028239.html Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-246) and index. Juan Enriquez. Internet resource (url) Book; Internet Resource


URLS:
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random053/2001028239.html Materials specified: Contributor biographical informationhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random053/2001028239.html


Language:
English


ISBN:
ISBN: 0609609033; 9780609609033; LCCN: 2001-28239


Research notes:
Dedication (To Tulio) Marginalia; words


Abstract:
Juan Enriquez puts you face to face with a series of unprecedented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically demonstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and knowledge revolutions on your life. Genetics will be the dominant language of this century. Those who can speak it will acquire direct and deliberate control over all forms of life. But most countries and individuals remain illiterate in what is rapidly becoming the greatest single driver of the global economy. Wealth will be more concentrated and those with knowledge to sell, both countries and individuals, will be the winners.


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