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Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's amazing new book, Abundance: The Future Is Better Than Yout Think. How close are we to solving some of the oldest and most intractable problems we have faced -- including poverty, hunger, disease, and violence?
We might be closer than you think. Tune in and find out.
About the Book
"Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing—fast.In Abundance, space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler document how progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, infinite computing, ubiquitous broadband networks, digital manufacturing, nanomaterials, synthetic biology, and many other exponentially growing technologies will enable us to make greater gains in the next two decades than we have in the previous two hundred years. We will soon have the ability to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman, and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp."
It's good to talk.