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Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

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Friedman discusses how the key to understanding the 21st century is understanding that the planet's three largest forces -- Moore's law (technology), the market (globalization) and Mother Nature (climate change and biodiversity loss) -- are accelerating all at once. And these accelerations are transforming the five key realms: the workplace, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and community. Friedman posits that we should purposely "be late" -- we should pause to appreciate the amazing historical epoch we're passing through and to reflect on its possibilities and dangers.--

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Columbia Gorge Community College Library 303.483 FRIED 2016 (Text) 39705000018092 Main Collection Available -

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Subject: Technological innovations > Social aspects
Technology and civilization
Climatic changes > Social aspects
Political participation
Civilization, Modern > 21st century

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