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Future shock

by Alvin Toffler

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Published by Bantam in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Civilization,
  • Social change,
  • Social Change,
  • Social history

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alvin Toffler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN17.5 .T64a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination561 p. ;
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24971262M
    ISBN 100553206265, 0553246496, 0553101501
    ISBN 109780553206265, 9780553246490, 9780553101508
    OCLC/WorldCa14076594

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    Define future shock. future shock synonyms, future shock pronunciation, future shock translation, English dictionary definition of future shock. n. A condition of distress and disorientation brought on by the inability to cope with rapid societal and technological change. Oct 13,  · Big Thinkers is a former ZDTV (later TechTV) television program. It featured a half-hour interview with a "big thinker" in science, technology, and other fields. Interviews were filmed in a


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Jul 08,  · Alvin Toffler (–) was an American writer and futurist whose list of bestselling books includes Future Shock, The Third Wave, and Powershift. He was a cofounder of Toffler Associates, a consulting firm for companies and governments worldwide on advances in /5().

'Future Shock' is based on the term 'Culture Shock' & Toffler's book deals with how the future is coming at us so fast that we're all in a state of shock from dealing with the changes. His writing is excellent, often illustrating large complex ideas with understandable examples, but he doesn't over-simplify nor repeat himself/5.

Future Shock was a very original time travel, young adult novel. Elena, a teen with extraordinary skills, is hired by a technological corporation to be sent into the future with a team of other young adults.

They are each picked for their unique skills/5. Jun 01,  · Alvin Toffler (–) was an American writer and futurist whose list of bestselling books includes Future Shock, The Third Wave, and Powershift.

He was a cofounder of Toffler Associates, a consulting firm for companies and governments worldwide on Future shock book in 4/5. Aug 28,  · "Like The Flash, FUTURE SHOCK has smart, diverse characters, corporate intrigue and unique time travel do-overs that made us race through this one Barry Allen-style." - Justine Magazine "This is an entertaining science fiction mystery that should appeal to James Patterson fans along Future shock book readers of Michael Grant's 'Gone' series/5(98).

Mar 14,  · “Future Shock Summary” “Future Shock” is the term Toffler gave to the trauma that happens as a result of going through great change s in a short time. In his book he explores how people can adapt to the changes they face, and while doing that he. Oct 29,  · And now Alvin Toffler's immensely readable yet disquieting study may serve tohe same purpose for our own increasingly volatile world; even before reading the book, one is ready to acknowledge the point of the title - that we suffer from 'future shock.' Notes: also available here.

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler discusses change and what happens to people; how they do and don't adapt. Even though the book was first published init is certainly appropriate for the changes of the age of technology.

The book was written about the future and that future is now. Published inFuture Shock made its author Alvin Toffler — a former student radical, welder, newspaper report and Fortune editor — a household name. Written with his wife (and uncredited Author: Greg Lindsay. Future Shock vividly describes the emerging global civilization: tomorrow’s family life, the rise of new businesses, subcultures, life-styles, and human relationships—all of them temporary.

Future Shock illuminates the world of tomorrow by exploding countless clichés about today. Apr 23,  · Alvin Toffler's book Future Shock is summarized by this quote:"It's impossible to produce future shock in large numbers of individuals without affecting the rationality of the society as a whole." StartGainingMomentum.

Jun 30,  · Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come. Toffler died on Monday at the age of This story originally aired on July 26,on All Things Considered.

Sep 01,  · Future Shock is a novel that I easily devoured in one sitting and I am genuinely looking forward to the next book to this series. This novel will appeal to readers who enjoy books about time travel, diversity YA, strong female leads with dark histories, romance that boosts the plot rather than becomes the plot and large does of a suspense/5(11).

Future Shock vividly describes the emerging global civilization: tomorrow's family life, the rise of new businesses, subcultures, life-styles, and human relationships--all of them temporary. Future 5/5(1). Jun 30,  · Alvin Toffler, the celebrated author of “Future Shock,” the first in a trilogy of best-selling books that presciently forecast how people and institutions of the late 20th century would contend.

Feb 22,  · It talks about how technology is moving too fast and too quick for humans to keep up with it. This leads to "future shock". Also it talks about how pollution will destroy the planet. Surprisingly it also shows a gay marriage between two men.

(based on a best-selling book) shows a very dire future. So it is interesting now in a historical /10(89). Future Shock Zero is a monumental comix anthology focusing loosely around the watchwords of SCI FI ASTRO PLUS.

It is packed to the gills with talent from the razor's edge of the thunderground. Your eyes will be bathed in the soothing glow of full color for all pages of the spectacle contained within.

Jul 26,  · Futurist 40 Years Later: Possibilities, Not Predictions Alvin Toffler's Future Shock was first published in July The book includes insights into the effects of rapidly changing technology.

'Future Shock' by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come.

1st Printing. Seller Inventory # Jan 01,  · This book was first published in and was a call to take heed of the looming "Future Shock" or backlash of humanities biggest, unresolved dilemmas such as: the widening disparity between rich and poor, ie, the wealth of the world being monopolized by smaller and smaller percentage of the world human population, while the growing number of poor or outright poverty stricken are growing by 5/5(5).

Jun 26,  · 'Future Shock' is a documentary film based on the book written in by sociologist and futurist Alvin Toffler. Released inwith a cigar-chomping Ors.In his first major book about the future, Future Shock, became a worldwide best-seller and has sold over 6 million copies. He and his wife Heidi Toffler, who collaborated with him for most of his writings, moved on to examining the reaction to changes in society with another best-selling book, The Third Wave in Alma mater: New York University (B.A.).It's a well-paced, entertaining sci-fi thriller, which will keep you on your toes and wouldn't let your mind wander.

The characters are done well, the future is clever and intriguing and believable, and I enjoyed listening to this audiobook very much. Quite looking forward to the next in the series, and easily recommend Future Shock in any format.