Each week, we publish an extract from a book that is topical or of general interest.
This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape The Future Edited by John Brockman Harper Perennial (2010)
What would your reply be to this question about change: 'What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?'
John Brockman, publisher and editor of an online scientific website, Edge, puts forward this hypothetical question to a group of scientists, thinkers, intellectuals and artists. The result? A collection of short essays where imagination, ideas and propositions know no bounds.