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Joel Garreau

Forfatter af The Nine Nations of North America

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On the Firing Line: The Public Life of Our Public Figures (1989) — Bidragyder — 112 eksemplarer
Twelve Tomorrows - 2014: Visionary stories of the near future (2014) — Bidragyder — 33 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1948
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Bopæl
Washington, D.C., USA
Erhverv
journalist
Organisationer
The Washington Post

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A collection of basically transhumanist thinking reviewing different thinkers. Very useful book to capture the foundations of what this field envisages around transformation of the human.
 
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yates9 | 10 andre anmeldelser | Feb 28, 2024 |
Once upon a time, this pop demography seemed compelling and insightful. Forty years later, it looks like an interesting snapshot of the late 20th century. The recent disunity of North America has undoubtedly been incubated and exacerbated by these socio-geographic rifts, but culture is currently much more fissured by purpose-made political divisions and virtual tribes. This book was a successful attempt at popularising large-scale social data; today every social media participant and media pundit offers their own analysis based on their favourite ways of sampling and dividing up society.… (mere)
 
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sfj2 | 5 andre anmeldelser | Mar 13, 2022 |
Boring unenlightened shallow speculative pop dribble that will appeal to scientifically illiterate technophiles and technophobes who take their science fiction a bit too seriously. There's some under-boobs on the cover to get you to buy it, so that's worth a star.
 
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Chickenman | 10 andre anmeldelser | Sep 14, 2018 |

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