Alvin Toffler


Born
in New York City, NY, The United States
October 04, 1928

Died
June 27, 2016

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Alvin Toffler was an American writer and futurist, known for his works discussing the digital revolution, communications revolution, corporate revolution and technological singularity. A former associate editor of Fortune magazine, his early work focused on technology and its impact (through effects like information overload.

Accenture, the management consultancy, has dubbed him the third most influential voice among business leaders, after Bill Gates and Peter Drucker. He has also been described in the Financial Times as the "world's most famous futurologist". People's Daily classes him among the 50 foreigners that shaped modern China.

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Future Shock

3.80 avg rating — 4,239 ratings — published 1970 — 50 editions
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The Third Wave

3.94 avg rating — 2,472 ratings — published 1980 — 41 editions
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Powershift: Knowledge, Weal...

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Revolutionary Wealth

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War and Anti-War: Making Se...

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3.70 avg rating — 371 ratings — published 1983 — 16 editions
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Creating a New Civilization

3.43 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1995 — 11 editions
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Previews and Premises: A Pe...

3.56 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1983 — 10 editions
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The Futurists.

3.85 avg rating — 34 ratings2 editions
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The Eco Spasm Report

3.22 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1975 — 8 editions
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Adaptive Corporation

2.94 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1984 — 6 editions
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“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ”
Alvin Toffler

“If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy. ”
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“You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.”
Alvin Toffler

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