The “Future Shock at 50” Project

The world’s foremost futurists reflect on 50 years of Future Shock—and look ahead to the next 50

Abundant World Institute is pleased to announce After Shock, the forthcoming book marking the 50-year anniversary of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock. The compendium of essays comprising this landmark volume will offer insightful reflections on the classic text, as well as present new and remarkable views of the future—through the very unique lenses of our thought-leading contributors’ work and ideas.

In addition, our collaborators include Singularity University, Toffler Associates, as well as the major futurist organizations, including Institute for the Future, Association of Professional Futurists, Institute for Alternative Futures, The Millennium Project, and others.

Contributors include:

Alan Kay
Aaron Frank
Adrienne Mayor

Alexander Mankowsky
Alexandra Ivanovitch
Alisha Bhagat
Amy Zalman
Anders Sorman-Nilsson
Andra Keay
Andrew Curry
Andy Hines
Anita Sengupta
Anne Lise Kjaer
Aris Persidis
Aubrey de Grey
Barry O’Reilly
Barry Vacker
Bill Davidow
Bill Diamond
Bryan Alexander
Byron Reese
Carlos Osorio
Carver Mead
Cat Tully
Cindy Frewen
Clem Bezold
Daniel Burrus
Daniel Levine
David Brin
David Guston
David Krakauer
David J. Staley
David Weinberger
Deb Westphal
Diane M. Francis
Donna Dupont

Eleanor “Nell” Watson
Eric Daimler
Erica Bol
Erik Qualman
George Gilder
Grady Booch
Gray Scott
Hannes Sjoblad
Harish Natarajan
Hazel Henderson
Helen Messier
Ian Khan
Ignacio Pena
Jack Uldrich
James Canton
Jane McGonigal
Jason Jackson
Jason Schenker
Jay Gambetta
Jeff Eisenach
Jeffrey C. Bauer
Jerome Glenn
Jerry Fishenden
Joe Dispenza
Joe Tankersley
Joel Garreau
John L. Petersen
John M. Smart
John Sack
John Sanei
John Schroeter
Jonathan Venn
José Morey
Kaitlyn Sadtler
Kirk Borne
Klee Irwin
Kris Østergaard
Lisa Bodell

Maciej Kranz
Martin Guigui
Martin Rees
Maggie Greyson
Michael Tomczyk
Michel Laberge
Mick Ebeling
Moon Ribas
Naveen Jain
Neil Jacobstein
Newt Gingrich
Patricia Lustig & Gill Ringland
Paul Saffo
Paul Stimers
Po Bronson & Arvind Gupta
Ray Kurzweil
Rebecca Costa
Richard Browning
Richard Slaughter
Richard Watson
Richard Yonck
Rodrigo Nieto Gómez
Rohit Bhargava
Ross Dawson
Ruth Miller
Sanjiv Chopra & Pankaj K Vij
Sohail Inayatullah
Sridhar Mahadevan
Stan Rosen
Stephanie Mehta
Steve Waite
Tanya Accone
Terrence (Terry) Sejnowski
Teun Koetsier
Theodore Jay Gordon
Thomas Frey
Timothy Chou
Vikram Mansharamani
Wolfgang Fengler
Zoltan Istvan

Publication Details

ISBN Print: 978-0-9997364-4-9
ISBN eBook: 978-0-9997364-5-6

Publication Date: February 4, 2020

Questions?

Please contact John Schroeter at john (at) technicacuriosa (dot) com