First Light of Day: A Cautionary Tale of Our Future Written by One of Today's Leading Experts on Technology Innovation

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Silicon Valley Press
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.63 inches | 0.91 pounds

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About the Author

Michael J.T. Steep has been at the forefront of technology for the last thirty years. He is the founder and director of Stanford University's Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Program, and frequently speaks on managing technology and innovation to industry and government audiences. His expertise on disruption and innovation comes from the field as senior vice president of Xerox PARC and earlier in executive and management positions at leading tech giants including Hewlett-Packard, IBM. Microsoft, and Apple. He resides with his wife in Silicon Valley.
The book you are about to read not only describes the complicated, chaotic, potentially threatening, world that waits for us just around the corner, it exhibits that future. That is to say, in its design, it is a chimaera, this book is an unlikely yet wonderful hybrid between a science fiction thriller and a non-fiction scientific paper. When I first opened The First Light of Day, I was skeptical. How could such a book possibly work? But as I read its compelling narrative I understood: this is the only way this complex subject could be approached.