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Future Shock

Alvin Toffler

"The best study of our times that I know. . . . Of all the books that I have read in the last 20 years, it is by far the one that has taught me the most."--Le Figaro Future Shock is about the present. Future Shock is about what is happening today to people and groups who are overwhelmed by change. Change affects our products, communities, organizat...
Publish Date
1984
June 1
First Published in 1970
Goodreads rating
3.8
ISBN
9780553277371
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Oct 11, 2016
It talks about how we haven’t, as human beings, studied how adaptable we are to getting information faster and faster . . . . [Toffler] predicted the Internet before the Internet happened.      source
Mar 13, 2020
Another book worth reading (or listening to) right now: Future Shock. Written in 1970, it predicted many things about today and has great tips on how to combat "information overload" (a term the author coined).      source
The author was the one who introduced the term 'future shock' which was that people would actually have like a resistance or a reaction to the future.      source