July 2011

My next book: Radical Abundance, 2013

July 21, 2011

I’m now working on a new book, Radical Abundance, scheduled for publication in 2013 by PublicAffairs. The book has a wide scope in both its content and intended audience, addressing scientists, a general reading audience, and thought leaders in the policy arena. Radical Abundance will integrate and extend several themes that I’ve touched on in […]

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Looking toward 2050 with Royal Dutch Shell

July 18, 2011

I recently returned from a scenario planning meeting in London with Royal Dutch Shell, where I joined a group exploring technology-driven aspects of global change. Topics ranged from health care, synthetic biology, and geoengineering to artificial intelligence and the future of the internet; I outlined prospects for high-throughput atomically precise manufacturing as force driving broad […]

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