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

Thomas L. Friedman

Large print - 2017

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 loos) -- 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 am...azing historical epoch we're passing through and to reflect on its possibilities and dangers--

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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print 2017.
Item Description
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2016]
Physical Description
821 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Main Author
Thomas L. Friedman (author)
  • Part I: Reflecting. Thank you for being late
  • Part II: Accelerating. What the hell happened in 2007? ; Moore's law ; The supernova ; The market ; Mother Nature
  • Part III: Innovating. Just too damned fast ; Turning AI into IA ; Control vs. Kaos ; Mother Nature as political mentor ; Is God in cyberspace? ; Always looking for Minnesota ; You can go home again (and you should!)
  • Part IV: Anchoring. From Minnesota to the world and back.