Publisher description for Tomorrowland : our journey from science fiction to science fact / Steven Kotler.

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New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact...and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and expanded upon, to guide readers on a mind-bending tour of the far frontier, and how these advances are radically transforming our lives. From the ways science and technology are fundamentally altering our bodies and our world (the world's first bionic soldier, the future of evolution) to those explosive collisions between science and culture (life extension and bioweapons), we're crossing moral and ethical lines we've never faced before.

As Kotler writes, "Life is tricky sport--and that's the emotional core of this story, the real reason we can't put Pandora back in the box. When you strip everything else away, technology is nothing more than the promise of an easier tomorrow. It's the promise of hope. And how do you stop hope?"

Join Kotler in this fascinating exploration of our incredible next: a deep dive into those future technologies happening now--and what it means to be a part of this brave new world.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Science -- Forecasting -- Popular works.
Science in literature.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Technological innovations -- Popular works.
Discoveries in science -- Social aspects.
Science and civilization -- Popular works.
Science -- Forecasting. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01108253
Science in literature. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01108731