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How will humanity change over the next few decades or centuries? There are a number of people whose visions for the future are profound and important to share, and thankfully published as well! Here is a small list of publications from some of these great thinkers:

Eric Drexler

Engines of Creation (1986)
Unbounding the Future (1991; with Christine Peterson and Gayle Pergamit)
Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery Manufacturing and Computation (1992)

Michio Kaku

Hyperspace (1994)
Beyond Einstein (with Jennifer Thompson) (1995)
Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century (1998)
Einstein's Cosmos (2004)
Parallel Worlds (2004)
Physics of the Impossible (2008)
Physics of the Future (2011)

John Naisbitt

Megatrends. Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives. Warner Books, 1982
Reinventing the Corporation. Transforming Your Job and Your Company for the New Information Society. Warner Books, 1985
Megatrends 2000. Ten New Directions for the 1990s. William & Morrow Company, Inc., 1990
Global Paradox. The Bigger the World Economy, the More Powerful Its Smallest Players. William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1994
Megatrends Asia. Eight Asian Megatrends That Are Reshaping Our World. Simon & Schuster, 1996
High Tech/High Touch. Technology and our Accelerated Search for Meaning. Nicholas Braely Publishing, 2001
Mind Set! Reset Your Thinking and See the Future. Collins, 2006.
China's Megatrends: The 8 Pillars Of A New Society. HarperCollins, 2010.

Alvin Toffler

Future Shock (1970) Bantam Books ISBN 0-553-27737-5
The Eco-Spasm Report (1975) Bantam Books ISBN 0-553-14474-X
The Third Wave (1980) Bantam Books ISBN 0-553-24698-4
Previews & Premises (1983) William Morrow & Co ISBN 0-688-01910-2
The Adaptive Corporation (1985) McGraw-Hill ISBN 0-553-25383-2
Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century (1990) Bantam Books ISBN 0-553-29215-3
War and Anti-War (1995) Warner Books ISBN 0-446-60259-0
Revolutionary Wealth (2006) Knopf ISBN 0-375-40174-1

Robert Zubrin

The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must (1996), with Richard Wagner.
Entering Space: Creating a Spacefaring Civilization (1999).
Mars On Earth: The Adventures of Space Pioneers in the High Arctic (2003).
First Landing (2001).
Energy Victory: Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil (2007).
How to Live on Mars (2008).
Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism (2011).

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