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The Future of Technology

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From the industrial revolution to the railway age, through the era of electrification, the advent of mass production, and finally to the information age, the same pattern keeps repeating itself. An exciting, vibrant phase of innovation and financial speculation is followed by a crash, after which begins a longer, more stately period during which the technology is actually ...more
Hardcover, 358 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Profile Books(GB) (first published July 14th 2005)
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May 26, 2012 Galicius rated it liked it
My edition was published by Viva Books Private Limited, New Delhi, India. It was purchased in India.
It's dated now but if you want to know the state of biotechnology, energy technology, nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, computer security, in 2004 it's in here.
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Tom Standage is a journalist and author from England. A graduate of Oxford University, he has worked as a science and technology writer for The Guardian, as the business editor at The Economist, has been published in Wired, The New York Times, and The Daily Telegraph, and has published five books, including The Victorian Internet[1][2]. This book explores the historical development of the telegrap ...more
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