‘Radical Evolution’. By JOEL GARREAU JULY 3, . The people you will meet in Radical Evolution are testing these fundamental. Taking us behind the scenes with today’s foremost researchers and pioneers, bestselling author Joel Garreau shows that we are at a turning point. Radical Evolution has ratings and 52 reviews. It’s by Joel Garreau, a Washington Post writer who wrote two books I enjoyed immensely: The Nine Nations.
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May 17, Pages. At this moment we are engineering the next stage of human evolution. Through advances in genetic, robotic, information, and nanotechnologies, we are altering our minds, our memories, our metabolisms, our personalities, our progeny—and perhaps our very souls. Radical Evolution reveals that the powers of our comic-book superheroes already exist, or are in development in hospitals, labs, and research facilities around the country—from the revved-up reflexes and speed of Spider-Man and Superman, to the enhanced mental acuity and memory capabilities of an advanced species.
Over the next fifteen radicsl, Garreau makes clear in this New York Times Book Club premiere selection, these enhancements will become part of our everyday lives.
Where will they lead us? Or, as some argue, to hell—where unrestrained technology brings about the ultimate destruction of our species? In Radical Evolution, bestselling author Joel Garreau, a reporter and editor for the Washington Post, shows us that we are at an inflection gqrreau in history. As you read this, we are engineering the next stage of human evolution.
Through advances in genetic, robotic, information and nanotechnologies, we are altering our minds, our memories, our metabolisms, our personalities, our progeny—and perhaps our very souls.
Over the next evolutlon years, Garreau makes clear, these enhancements will become part of our everyday lives. Or will they lead us, as some argue, to hell — where unrestrained technology gargeau about the ultimate destruction of our entire species?
With the help and insights of the gifted thinkers and scientists who are making what has previously been thought of as science fiction a reality, Garreau explores how these developments, in our lifetime, will affect everything from the way we date to the way we work, from how we think and act to how we fall in love.
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It is a book about what our world is becoming today, not fifty years out. As Garreau cautions, it is only by anticipating the future that we can hope to shape it. From the Hardcover edition. He is also a principal in The Edge City Group, an organization dedicated to making better communities out of Edge Cities nationwide.
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Time and Responsibility and The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at M. That human technology may be advancing faster than our ability to adapt, leaving us ill-equipped to measure and manage the consequences. This is a timely, important book, and a fascinating read. It reads like a thriller, informs like a textbook, engages like a love note. Garreau is, truly, an artist. About Radical Evolution In Radical Evolution, bestselling author Joel Garreau, a reporter and editor for the Washington Post, shows us that we are at an inflection point in history.
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