AS THE FUTURE CATCHES YOU: HOW GENOMICS & OTHER FORCES ARE CHANGING YOUR LI FE, WORK, HEALTH & WEALTH

AS THE FUTURE CATCHES YOU: HOW GENOMICS & OTHER FORCES ARE CHANGING YOUR LI FE, WORK, HEALTH & WEALTH

By: Enriquez, Juan

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Book Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. You will never look at the world in the same way after reading As the Futur e Catches You. Juan Enriquez puts you face to face with a series of unprece dented political, ethical, economic, and financial issues, dramatically dem onstrating the cascading impact of the genetic, digital, and knowledge revo lutions on your life. Genetics will be the dominant language of this century. Those who can "spea k it" will acquire direct and deliberate control over all forms of life. Bu t most countries and individuals remain illiterate in what is rapidly becom ing the greatest single driver of the global economy. Wealth will be more concentrated and those with knowledge to sell-both coun tries and individuals-will be the winners. Consider what will happen when: • Your genetic code can be digitally imprinted on an ID card and your insurance company and employer see that you are genetically disposed to, s ay, heart disease. • Pharmaceutical products are developed so that you can eat genetical ly modified broccoli to protect yourself from cancer. • Cloning will be as common as in vitro fertilization and scientists can influence the genetic design not only of other species but of your own children. • Creating wealth no longer requires many hands. Lone individuals are giving birth to entire new industries that rapidly become bigger than the economies of most countries on earth, but create very few jobs. As the Future Catches You resembles no other book. A typical page may conta.

Title: AS THE FUTURE CATCHES YOU: HOW GENOMICS & OTHER FORCES ARE CHANGING YOUR LI FE, WORK, HEALTH & WEALTH

Author Name: Enriquez, Juan

Categories: General Science,

Publisher: Crown Business: 2001

ISBN Number: 0609609033

ISBN Number 13: 9780609609033

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000030706