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#34: The Rough Guide to the Future - Jon Turney


Synopsis & Book Info:
Find the future now with 50 predictions in The Rough Guide to the Future.
Wondering what's really in store for the human race? Nanotechnology and gene enhancements, solar power and carbon capture? Or oil shocks, water wars, food shortages, and mass extinction? The Rough Guide to the Future cuts a clear path through the jungle of scientific research and political debate, steering you around the prophets of doom and the utopian visionaries, to take you on a tour of the likeliest possibilities for the rest of this century - and beyond. It covers 50 predictions from the world's leading futurologists and chronicles predictions from the past along with visions of the future. You'll find out where we go from here with The Rough Guide to the Future.

Paperback: 376 pages
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 9781858287812
Purchase at Amazon



©2010


My Opinion:
I'm positive some one, some where, will disagree, but I was so bored by this book. It was almost painful how textbook-like it was. Now when you think about that, would you go back and read your history textbook from high school? Probably not. That's exactly what it felt like for me reading this.
The content was another story.
It was decent, relevant and even educational, but like I said, the way it was laid out is hard to get past.


1/5


Recommend? Not really.


~I received a copy from DK Canada. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

Comments

  1. Well I'm not reading this book. Just saying.

    Have a terrific day. :)

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