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  • Both Sides of the Line: The True Story of a Life-Changing Football Mentor Who Became a Longtime Target of America's Most Wanted
    Views : 329
    Pages : 320

    by: Kevin Kelly

    Publisher: pBancroft Press

    Book Description

    Hit the quarterback. Hit the mook. This tale of crime and penalty focuses on a local antihero who did plenty of both.

    Kelly, a member of the conference-winning Saint Don Bosco Technical High School team of 1974, tells two stories. The first is a fairly ordinary football memoir: the team owes it all to God and coach, and it’s made up ... more

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    2016-07-01

    ISBN-10: 1610881699

    ISBN-13: 9781610881692

    Language: English

  • The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
    Views : 179
    Pages : 336

    by: Kevin Kelly

    Publisher: pViking

    Book Description

    That futurists have a terrible record hasn’t discouraged them, and this delightful addition to the genre does not deny that predictions have been wildly off-base.

    The reason that futurists are often wrong is that people assume the future will resemble the present except for improvements or decay. Three decades ago, relevant observers ... more

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    2016-06-07

    ISBN-10: 0525428089

    ISBN-13: 9780525428084

    Language: English

  • What Technology Wants
    Views : 45
    Pages : 416

    by: Kevin Kelly

    Publisher: pViking

    Book Description

    Wired founding editor Kelly (Asia Grace, 2002, etc.) attempts to balance a clear-eyed overview of the rise of technology and its place with a grand statement about what it all means.

    The author’s arguments are careful and convincing—to a point. What does he mean by technology wanting something? I ... more

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    2010-10-14

    ISBN-10: 0670022152

    ISBN-13: 9780670022151

    Language: English

  • Out of Control: The Rise of Neo-Biological Civilization
    Views : 291
    Pages : 521

    by: Kevin Kelly

    Publisher: pPerseus Books

    Book Description

     In this densely packed deliberation on the shape of things to come, Kelly, the executive editor of Wired, offers a biological paradigm for a whole set of scientific and cultural phenomena: virtual reality, self-controlling robots, animation, nanotechnology, games, even the much ballyhooed ``information superhighway.'' Kelly's main th ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 0201577933

    ISBN-13: 9780201577938

    Language: English

  • New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World
    Views : 259
    Pages : 192

    by: Kevin Kelly

    Publisher: pViking Adult

    Book Description

    A look at the future through a rose-tinted crystal computer monitor. It’s amazing how one person’s nightmare can make someone else giddy. Kelly, executive editor of Wired magazine, gleefully looks forward to a “new global economic culture” that is characterized, “most important[ly], by a widespread reliance on economic values as the ba ... more

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    1998-10-01

    ISBN-10: 0670881112

    ISBN-13: 9780670881116

    Language: English