Book review: “The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives” by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler. Diamandis is a space-entrepreneur-turned-innovation-pioneer and Kotler is a bestselling author and peak performance expert.
In their words “… a blueprint for how our world will change in response to the next ten years of rapid technological disruption.”
Soooooo…. this is another book that was published WELL before COVID-19 changed everything. With that in mind, the book seems right on in many of the topics discussed.
Here’s a peak at the some of the technologies and ideas covered in the book.
Power of convergence
- flying cars
- autonomous cars
- quantum computing
- Artificial Intelligence
- balloons and satellites
- virtual and augmented reality
- 3-d printing
- material science and nanotechnology
Rebirth of everything
- ai and retail experience
- go, go, gone are cashiers
- the robots are coming; the robots are coming
- no shopping malls
- future of education
- future of healthcare
- future of longevity
- future of insurance, finance and real estate
- future of food
The faster future
- climate change for optimists
- electric cars
- biodiversity and ecosystem services
- economic risks
- existential risks
- 5 great migrations: climate, urban, virtual, space, meta intelligence
This book is the third book in a trilogy. Abundance and Bold are the two other books worth reading in the trilogy.
The Future Is Faster Than You Think by Peter Diamandis gets a thumbs up!
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