About the Book
This book is a journey through the gadgets and technologies that have influenced my life and are about to bring almost unimaginable changes to our world. The span of my lifetime has seen a massive transformation in our use of these technologies Where once we were masters of machines we may now become slaves. The consequences of this shift in power are profound, unpredictable and potentially either disastrous or liberating for the future of mankind. The choices we are making today about how, where and when we use the technologies described in this book could well destroy civilization .