Revolutionary Wealth: How It Will Be Created and How It Will Change Our Lives. Alvin Toffler, Author, Heidi Toffler, Author. Knopf $ Revolutionary Wealth has ratings and 55 reviews. Starting with the publication of their seminal bestseller, Future Shock, Alvin and Heidi Toffler hav. Alvin and Heidi Toffler celebrate technology’s gains and foresee a richer Their new book, “Revolutionary Wealth,” builds on the framework of.
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But in this case, I found a lot repetitive, both within the book and compared to their earlier books. Apr 02, TK Keanini rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The book is about revolutionary wealth–knowledge.
Geniuses are wealtn rewarded for their intelligence unless they invent some product to profit off of.
Retrieved from ” https: Jun 07, MikeFromQueens rated it really liked it. In a sense, the book is a collection of news articles and new developments. We don’t need science to solve income inequality; we just need common sense. The book says that outsourcing has a positive effect because the foreign “well-paid” workers use their wages to buy American brand stuff.
So this “revolutionary wealth” is no different than any wealth of the past. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Exploring a grain of rice is not helping society. Using fascinating examples from our daily lives, they illustrate how our everyday activities—from parenting and volunteering to blogging, painting our houses, and improving our diets—contribute to a non-monetary economy that is largely hidden from economists.
In “Revolutionary Wealth” the authors expand on the concept of the Prosumer to explain how modern economic theories are deeply flawed. Please try again later. Overall, if you an avid futurist, this book is bound to be a bit of a disappointment.
I have the insight, now, into the deep fundamentals which are part of the rhythmn of the next wave, the third wave. No trivia or quizzes yet. This book deals with the realities and problems in our 21st century, and surprisingly, bringing inspirational ideas and examples of how our imagination and innovation can still triumph over the tallest obstacles.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Some specific topics I found interesting is the various discussions about “prosuming” which is the vast hidden economy of goods that are created and consumed directly without ever entering the commonly measured global economy.
Apr 13, Jim rated it really liked it. I found many answers of questions which are challenge interest in me.
Just a moment revklutionary we sign you in to your Goodreads account. References to this book Hyperborder: Chief among these is the need for a new approach to education. Both the name of the book and the term “Deep Fundamentals” refer to the shifting of the much deeper layer that lies at the foundation of all monetary economies, both capitalist and socialist. Those who take too long to learn the inevitable, will find difficult making sense of their surroundings.
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Views Read Edit View history. Other elements are brought up in the volume which were notably absent from the volume and even the sequel Powershift. I am definitely going to elaborate the grey economy more in my further studies. There are cameras everywhere, and the Internet makes people’s private lives public for the whole world to see! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
And those kind of jobs require sooo much more knowledge than factory work or farming? Some interesting perspectives on the world today, and definitely informed me that what I see happening is not just happening in my little corner of the galaxy. As the knowledge-based economy a reality the Tofflers predicted forty years ago continues to replace the industrial-based economy, they argue, money is no longer the sole determinate of wealth.
Looking for More Great Reads? Apr 28, Joredos rated it really liked it. Unfortunately, next to zero innovation has happened in the intervening years.
Toffler looks at the many ways the ” Third Revolurionary ” is revolutionizing our relationships to three “deep fundamentals” and, therefore, to wealth systems in general. Alvin Toffler was an American writer and futurist, known for his works discussing the digital revolution, communications revolution, corporate revolution and technological singularity.
An in depth analysis of the past as well as the present and their argument towards why knowledge will be the capital of the future.
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But this act is illegal because the capitalist society doesn’t allow it. How about leaving distant villages alone and let them manage their own affairs? Specialists are learning to customize alternatives. Apr 25, Pages Buy.
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Psychology Economics Management Audiobooks. My only complaint is that the book seemed to lack some focus. While there is no doubt that the Internet will change the world, there is some debate about what that change will mean for the future.