|The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet
Can Innovation Save the Planet? We live in a world of unprecedented prosperity and well-being, but also a world facing massive threats from climate change, fossil fuel depletion, and other challenges of a finite planet.
Our only hope to beat these challenges is to innovate to grow the global resource pie. The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet, walks us through the science and technology frontiers that could reduce our footprint on this world even as we bring billions out of poverty, and the hard policy choices we need to make in order to win the race between innovation and depletion.
“Required reading for all global thinkers and leaders.” – Steven Pinker
“Brilliant.” – Ray Kurzweil
|More Than Human
Winner of the H.G. Wells Award!
Stronger. Faster. Smarter. Longer lived.
Once the stuff of science fiction, human enhancement is now on the verge of becoming possible. In laboratories around the world, researchers searching for cures to diseases have found ways to enhance the capabilities of laboratory animals – to slow their aging rate, to accelerate their learning rate, to make them stronger and faster than their genetically normal kin.
That technology will one day come to humans. Indeed, it may have already. What will be possible? What are the ethical, moral, legal, economic, and political consequences of such abilities?
“The Editors Recommend” –Scientific American
“Terrific.” – The Los Angeles Times
|The Nexus Trilogy (Nexus, Crux, and Apex)
In the year 2040, the nano-drug Nexus links mind to mind. There are some who want to improve it. There are some who want to destroy it. There are others who only want to exploit it.
When a young scientist is caught improving Nexus, he’s thrust into a world of espionage and danger, with more at stake than anyone realizes.
“Good. Scary good.” – Wired
“The only serious successor to Michael Crichton.” – Scott Harrison
“Provocative… A double-edged vision of the post-human.” – The Wall Street Journal