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Human futures

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The volume invites specialists and general readers to explore the stakes of contemporary imaginations of technological innovation as a source of progress, a force of social and historical transformation, and as the defining essence of human life.

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Virtual Futures brings together diverse fields such as cyberfeminism, materialist philosophy, postmodern fiction, computing culture, and performance art, with essays by Sadie Plant, Stelarc, and Manuel de Landa (to name a few).

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Theory for the World to Come + Human Futures Theory for the World to Come is my foray into thinking about life during (and after) the Anthropocene.

It draws on speculative fiction (Octavia Butler, Donal Dixon, Stephen Graham Jones, Orson Scott Card, John Wyndham, and more), action movies (Robocop and C.H.U.D.), and a variety of other.

Madeline Schwartzman is a New York-based writer, filmmaker and architect. This is an edited excerpt from her latest book, "See Yourself X: Human Futures Expanded," published by Author: Madeline Schwartzman.

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The book is a raft of what to expect and should be done to realize this human future. This task it does well. It is not a how-to-manual;and little by way of futures methodology is covered. Despite mention of words like uncertainty and vulnerability, the scenarios utilized are surprise-free.

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Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University hosted a book launch and panel discussion on “ Human Rights Futures,” edited by Stephen Hopgood, Jack Snyder and Leslie Vinjamuri.

The book brings together 15 mainstream human rights scholars.50 Books for Thinking About the Future Human Condition The mission of the RAND Frederick S.

Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition is ultimately to improve the human condition in the longer-range future.