Imagined Worlds

Freeman Dyson; based on the Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures

One-line summary:  The author applies the lessons of the evolution of science, technology, and society to the extrapolation of society in the future, and concludes (among other things) that proactive positive guidance based on ethics will be necessary to avoid science-induced calamity.

Main Points

 Successful Technologies

Successful Science

Good and Bad Science and Technology