Chapter 2. FACING THE REVOLUTION

 

"By about 2040, there will be a backup of our brains in a computer somewhere, so that when you die it won't be a major career problem."

 
 --Ian Pearson[11]

The pace of change is quickening every day. New technologies are transforming how we think, work, play and relate to each other. At the same time, the population of the earth is larger and growing faster than at any time in history. Many of the challenges that we face are being generated by the powerful interaction of these forces. The problem is that many of our established ways of doing things, in business, in government and education, are rooted in old ways of thinking. They are facing backwards, not forwards. As a result, many people and organizations are ...

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