“At a moment when our world faces multiple crises and is awash in pessimism, Abundance
redirects the conversation, spotlighting scientific innovators working to improve people's lives around the world. The result is more than a portrait of brilliant minds - it's a reminder of the infinite possibilities for doing good when we tap into our own empathy and wisdom.” (Arianna Huffington CEO, Huffington Post
“This brilliant must-read book provides the key to the coming era of abundance replacing eons of scarcity, a powerful antidote to today’s malaise and pessimism.” (Ray Kurzweil author of The Singularity Is Near
“Diamandis and Kotler challenge us all to solve humanity’s grand challenges. Innovative small teams are now empowered to accomplish what only governments and large corporations could once achieve. The result is nothing less than the most transformative and thrilling period in human history.” (Timothy Ferris #1 NY Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek
About the Author
Peter H. Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation (XPrize.org), co-Founder & Chairman of the Singularity University (SingularityU.org), a Silicon Valley based institution partnered with NASA, Google, Autodesk and Nokia. Dr. Diamandis attended MIT, where he received his degrees in molecular genetics and aerospace engineering, as well as Harvard Medical School, where he received his MD.
Steven Kotler is an author, journalist, and co-founder of the Rancho de Chihuahua dog sanctuary. His books include the nonfiction works The Rise of Superman
, Abundance, A Small Furry Prayer
, West of Jesus
, and the novel The Angle Quickest for Flight
. His articles have appeared in more than sixty publications, including The New York Times Magazine
, Popular Science
, and National Geographic
. He also writes The Playing Field, a blog about the science of sport and culture for PsychologyToday.com.