25 Things You Need to Know About the Future

The essential book for understanding the challenges and technologies that will shape the next few decades.

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By Derrick · ★★☆☆☆ · July 31, 2013
I've always been intrigued about futurism and the prospects of whats-around-the-corner. When I flipped through the pages of this title, I thought it would be quite interesting. While I appreciate Barnatt's stern warnings regarding peak oil, peak water, climate change, and resource depletion as th... ...more
By Joe (Berlin, 16, Germany) · ★★★★☆ · January 12, 2015
nice content, writing could be a little bit better but is more than readable ...more
By Phillip (Canberra, 01, Australia) · ★★★★☆ · November 28, 2012
This was a long, but a good read.

Not a lot here that I didn't already know, but it contains lots of nice references that I'll probably use when I get around to working on that near future science fiction story I'm planning to write.

Speaking of which, I thoroughly recommend this book to anyone who... ...more
By Mark (Montrose, The United Kingdom) · ★★★☆☆ · September 27, 2012
Very interesting examination of the imminent future by "futurologist" Christopher Barnatt. Some of the ideas explored - such as 3D printing of replacement organs - might seem as though they are from science fiction, but Barnatt successfully predicted social networking and online commerce more tha... ...more