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TitleThank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations
Author Thomas L. Friedman
ImprintNew York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016
Descript 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Friedman discusses how the key to understanding the 21st century is understanding that the planet's three largest forces--Moore's law (technology), the market (globalization) and Mother Nature (climate change and biodiversity loss)--are accelerating all at once. And these accelerations are transforming the five key realms: the workplace, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and community. Friedman posits that we should


Part I. Reflecting. Thank you for being late -- Part II. Accelerating. What the hell happened in 2007? -- Moore's law -- The supernova -- The market -- Mother Nature -- Part III. Innovating. Just too damned fast -- Turning AI into IA -- Control vs. Kaos -- Mother Nature as political mentor -- Is God in cyberspace? -- Always looking for Minnesota -- You can go home again (and you should!) -- Part IV. Anchoring. From Minnesota to the world and back

Technological innovations -- Social aspects Technology and civilization Climatic changes -- Social aspects Geopolitics Political participation Globalization Civilization Modern -- 21st century

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