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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
Kevin Kelly. Viking Press, 2016.
This book is from Kevin Kelly, one of the founders of Wired magazine, and is his prognostication of the technological advances that will affect our near-term future. At times his observations are breathtakingly upsetting in their ramifications for us as human beings. At other times, you will find yourself recognizing that these things are already underway and have not (yet) destroyed humanity as we know it. Kelly identifies himself as a “Techno-Philosopher” and it comes through in his analysis of where technology is leading us. The twelve trends are each treated in a chapter with analysis. There is an intriguing final portion of each chapter