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European Visions for the Knowledge Age

A Quest for New Horizons in the Information Society

Paul T Kidd (Ed)
ISBN 978-1-901864-08-3 (Paperback)
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Contents List




The Knowledge Age: Peering into the Future

Paul T Kidd


Part I: European Manufacturing 2035

The Future of European Manufacturing: Driven by Globalisation or Global Warming?
Paul T Kidd
From Bits to Atoms
Roberto Saracco
Micro Fabrication
Brahim Dahmani


Part II: Novel Perspectives for Networked Intelligence

Human-centred Ambient Intelligence: Human-computer Relationships for the Knowledge Era
Paul T Kidd
Digital Territory: Bubbles
Laurent Beslay and Hannu Hakala
Variations on Big Brother
Walter Van de Velde
The @lgorithmic Society: Digitarians of the World Unite
Kazimierz Krzysztofek


Part III: The Future of Body and Mind

André Dittmar
Before the Cyborgs Come
Marc Bogdanowicz
Tapping the Mind or Resonating Minds?
José del R. Millán


Part IV: New Directions for Power and Participation

Towards Democracy without Politics?
Ignace Snellen
A Win-win Strategy for Europe in the Knowledge Society
Marc Luyckx Ghisi
Ecological Humanism and Technology as an Enabler for a Better World
Alfonso Molina


Part V: The Distant Horizon

Transport in 2030: 20,000 Leagues Between Two Cities
David Jeffery
Restarting the Evolutionary Drive
Roman Galar
The World as Computer
Walter Van de Velde

Creating Meaning: The Future of Human Happiness

Liselotte Lyngsø and Anne Skare Nielsen


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