Future Files A Brief History of the Next 50 Years

ISBN-10: 1857885341

ISBN-13: 9781857885347

Edition: 2009

Authors: Richard Watson

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This text looks at several possible futures and how the world might change in the next half-century. Richard Watson examines emerging patterns and developments in society, technology, the economy, media, health care and business, and draws educated and entertaining conclusions as to where they might take us.
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List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publication date: 12/9/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface to the new edition
The 5 most important trends for the next 50 years
Society and Culture: why we'll take longer baths in the future
Science and Technology: the rise of the machines
Government and Politics: us and them
Media and Entertainment: have it your way
Money and Financial Services: everyone is a bank
Automotive and Transport: the end of the road as we know it
Food and Drink: faster and slower
Retail and Shopping: what we'll buy when we've got it already
Healthcare and Medicine: older and wiser
Travel and Tourism: "sorry, this country is full"
Work and Business: the new right-brain economy
Conclusions: where to next?
5 things that won't change over the next 50 years
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