We are living through years of great importance, marked by the unstoppable evolution of technology, science and the information society. This book brings together twenty-two essays written by prestigious researchers from the world's leading universities on areas as diverse as crucial to our future: climate change, artificial intelligence, economics, cyber-security and geopolitics, democracy, anthropology, new media, astrophysics and cosmology, nanotechnology, biomedicine, globalisation, gender theory and the cities of the future. AUTHORS: Text by Michelle Baddeley, Virginia Burkett, Manuel Castells, Nancy Chau, Barry Eichengreen, Amos N. Guiora, Ravi Kanbur, Ramon Lopez de Mantaras, Maria Martinon-Torres, Jose M. Mato, Diana Owen, Alex Pentland, Carlo Ratti, Martin Rees, Victoria Robinson, Daniela Rus, Jose Manuel Sanchez-Ron, Vivien A. Schmidt, Samuel H. Sternberg, Sandip Tiwari, Ernesto Zedillo, Yang Xu. SELLING POINTS:
Addresses key issues in understanding the decade 2008-2018 and its impact on the societies of the future Brings together the articles B28of twenty-two prestigious international experts in different fields of thought Through an informative approach, the essays form a transversal view of today's thinking This is the tenth title of the Open Mind essay collection published by BBVA.
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