As the Future Catches You: How Genomics & Other Forces Are by Juan Enriquez

By Juan Enriquez

In because the destiny Catches You, Juan Enriquez of the Harvard company tuition makes an attempt to trap the trajectory of technological development and comprehend the forces shaping our social and financial futures. Enriquez argues that February 2, 2001--the date that any one with net entry may perhaps reflect on the full human genome--is corresponding to 1492 and Columbus's discovery of the US. rather than a brand new continent besides the fact that, Enriquez sees the alphabet of DNA (A, adenine; T, thymine; C, cytosine; and G, guanine) and predicts that it'll be the "dominant language and monetary motive force of this century." whereas not one of the rules awarded listed here are totally new, because the destiny Catches You stands proud due to Enriquez's skill to view and attach trends--genomics in particular--in a fashion that nearly a person can comprehend. Eye-popping typography and pics coupled with a compact and nearly poetic writing sort make this thought-provoking ebook one to get pleasure from.

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