Global Technology Revolution:Visions


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New ! on-line book 'Visions by M. Kaku" : TKU e-Library Link (TKU IP requireded)

Chapter One from Amazon



Visions of the Future Homepage

Visions_TV [.flv 格式] (出處 : ) FLY_Player

DNA 時代 公視文字稿 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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(DNA 的時代系列影片後至今的蛋白質研究的新發展)




Visions 原書目錄之中譯 與 NEXT 譯本目錄之比較

第一部 Visions 遠見  

1. 物質、生命,與智能的編舞者


第二部 電腦革命 第一部 心智的形成與運用

2. 無所不在的電腦

1. 無形化的電腦

3. 有智能星球

2. 有智能的地球

4. 會思考的機器

3. 會思考的機器

5. 超越矽元素:Cyborg 與終極電腦

4. 突破 0.1 界限

6. 再想一想:人類會被淘汰嗎?

5. 再想一想

第三部 分子生物革命 第二部 生命的組成與操縱

7. 個人的 DNA 密碼

6. DNA 地圖完全顯影

8. 征服癌症 - 修補基因

7. 修補基因

9. 分子機器與身心連結

8. 在分子醫學的時代

10. 長生不老?

9. 對抗自由基

11. 扮演上帝:

10. 扮演上帝的角色

12. 再想一想:勇敢新世界的創生

11. 三思而後行

第四部 量子革命 第三部 物質的延伸與未來

13. 量子般躍進的未來

12. 不需要道路的未來

14. 找尋恆星

13. 外太空有人嗎?

15. 邁向行星文明

14. 別讓地球崩漬

16. 時空的主人

15. 宇宙的第四支柱

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Want to know more about the questions and possibilities raised by Michio Kaku's series Visions of the Future? Here are just some of the books and websites which cover the fascinating ground covered by the series. Please note that the following list is by no means exhaustive.



GARREAU, Joel - Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies - And What It Means to Be Human (Doubleday Books, 2005)

GREENFIELD, Susan - Tomorrow's People: How 21st Century Technology Is Changing the Way We Think and Feel (Allen Lane, 2003)

KAKU, Michio - Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century (Oxford University Press, revised edition, 1999)


BROOKS, Rodney A - Flesh and Machines: How Robots Will Change Us (Vintage Books USA, 2003 (First published as Robot: The Future of Flesh and Machines, Allen Lane 2002)

CLARK, Andy - Natural-Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence (Oxford University Press, 2003)

MINSKY, Marvin - The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

MORAVEC, Hans - Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind (Oxford University Press, 1998)

PICARD, Rosalind W - Affective Computing (The MIT Press, 2000, 2nd, revised edition)


APPLEYARD, Bryan - How to Live Forever or Die Trying: On the New Immortality (Simon & Schuster, 2007)

BAILEY, Ronald - Liberation Biology: The Scientific and Moral Case for the Biotech Revolution (Prometheus Books, 2005)

CURRAN, Brendan - A Terrible Beauty Is Born: Genes, Cloning and the Future of Mankind (Taylor & Francis, 2003)

NAAM, Ramez - More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement (Broadway Books, 2005)

OLSHANSKY, S Jay & CARNES, Bruce A - The Quest for Immortality: Science at the Frontiers of Aging (W W Norton & Co Ltd, 2002)

STOCK, Gregory - Redesigning Humans (Profile Books, 2002)


DREXLER, Eric K - Engines of Creation (Fourth Estate, revised edition, 1996)

HALL, John Storrs - Nanofuture: What's Next for Nanotechnology (Prometheus Books, 2005)

JONES, Richard A L - Soft Machines: Nanotechnology and Life (Oxford University Press, 2002)

KRONE, Bob - Beyond Earth: The Future of Humans in Space (Apogee Books, 2006)

RATNER, Mark, and RATNER, Daniel - Nanotechnology: Gentle Introduction to the Next Big Idea (Prentice Hall, 2002)


BROCKMAN, John - The Next Fifty Years: Science in the First Half of the Twenty First Century (Phoenix, new edition, 2003)

BRODERICK, Damien - The Spike: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed by Rapidly Advancing Technologies (Tom Doherty Associates, 2001)

KURZWEIL, Ray - The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology (Penguin Books, 2006)

MARTIN, James - The Meaning of the 21st Century: A Vital Blueprint for Ensuring Our Future (Eden Project Books, new edition, 2007)

MASON, Colin - A Short History of the Future: Surviving the 2030 Spike (Earthscan, 2nd revised edition, 2006)

MULHALL, Douglas - Our Molecular Future: How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World (Prometheus Books, 2002)

REES, Martin - Our Final Century: Will the Human Race Survive the Twenty-First Century? (Arrow Books, revised edition, 2004)

Official site for Dr Michio Kaku
Stimulating contributions from scientists and other thinkers
Institute for the Future, California
Ray Kurzweil's website: futurism and the "singularity"
The James Martin 21st Century School, Oxford University

The Science Museum's in-depth guide
More forecasts for the future
Take part in the planning of all our futures

DNA at 50
In-depth site from 2003 marking
50 years since the discovery of DNA

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The Ascent of Man


Disk 1. Lower than angels (物種);  Harvest of the seasons (生活/文化)--
Disk 2. Grain in the stone(建築) ; The hidden structure(工具) ; Music of the spheres (數學)--
Disk 3. Starry messenger(科學) ; Majestic clockwork(物理) ; Drive for power (工業)--
Disk 4. Ladder of creation (演化); World within world(原子) ; Knowledge or certainty (量子)--
Disk 5. Generation upon generation(基因) ; Long childhood(心智).




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