After Shock is a collection of essays by Futurists. It is published in 2020 which is the 50 year anniversary of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock book.
There are many essays reviewing and framing the key developments of the internet, social media, artificial intelligence, smartphones and computers over the past fifty years.
There are essays that discussed Future Shock missing climate change and societal cultural changes from television and other technology.
Aubrey de Grey is known as a key advocate for antiaging technology and he has set up the SENS Institute which has raised tens of millions in support of this. SENS has helped launch many antiaging companies. Aubrey writes about concerns about overpopulation ignore that population growth has flattened, is declining in all places except Africa and some parts of Asia. Asia population growth will rapidly hit peaks in countries like India that are stilling growing.
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
A frequent speaker at corporations, he has been a TEDx speaker, a Singularity University speaker and guest at numerous interviews for radio and podcasts. He is open to public speaking and advising engagements.