Ghost Fleet A Novel Of The Next World War

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Ghost Fleet

Author : P. W. Singer
ISBN : 9780544145979
Genre : Fiction
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"A novel that reads like science fiction but bristles with rich detail about how the next World War could be fought." —Vice “A modern-day successor to tomes such as The Hunt for Red October from the late Tom Clancy.” –USA Today What Will World War III Look Like? Ghost Fleet is a page-turning imagining of a war set in the not-too-distant future. Navy captains battle through a modern-day Pearl Harbor; fighter pilots duel with stealthy drones; teenage hackers fight in digital playgrounds; Silicon Valley billionaires mobilize for cyber-war; and a serial killer carries out her own vendetta. Ultimately, victory will depend on who can best blend the lessons of the past with the weapons of the future. But what makes the story even more notable is that every trend and technology in book—no matter how sci-fi it may seem—is real. The debut novel by two leading experts on the cutting edge of national security, Ghost Fleet has drawn praise as a new kind of technothriller while also becoming the new “must-read” for military leaders around the world. “A wild book, a real page-turner.”—The Economist “Ghost Fleet is a thrilling trip through a terrifyingly plausible tomorrow. This is not just an excellent book, but an excellent book by those who know what they are talking about. Prepare to lose some sleep.”—D. B. Weiss, writer of HBO’s Game of Thrones “It’s exciting, but it’s terrifying at the same time.”—General Robert Neller, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
Category: Fiction

Science Fiction And Futurism

Author : Ace G. Pilkington
ISBN : 9780786498567
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Science and science fiction have become inseparable--with common stories, interconnected thought experiments, and shared language. This reference book lays out that relationship and its all-but-magical terms and ideas. Those who think seriously about the future are changing the world, reshaping how we speak and how we think. This book fully covers the terms that collected, clarified and crystallized the futurists' ideas, sometimes showing them off, sometimes slowing them down, and sometimes propelling them to fame and making them the common currency of our culture. The many entries in this encyclopedic work offer a guided tour of the vast territories occupied by science fiction and futurism. In his Foreword, David Brin says, "Provocative and enticing? Filled with 'huh!' moments and leads to great stories? That describes this volume."
Category: Literary Criticism

How To Future

Author : Scott Smith
ISBN : 9781789664713
Genre : Business & Economics
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Approach the future as a conversation, not a declaration. How can you be prepared for what's next when emerging trends constantly threaten to turn your strategic plan on its head? The world of business is experiencing a state of hyperchange influenced by global movements, disruptive technologies, political uprisings and new consumer expectations. If your world is turned upside down, will you know how to pivot and thrive, or will you be roadkill in the 'adapt or die' business race? Futuring is the art of anticipating and testing the trade-offs of different futures by making sense of key trends, signals and emerging patterns. How to Future is the only book that will teach you how to become a strategy wayfinder, allowing you to evaluate, plan and prepare for better futures for you and your business. How to Future is a guidebook to futuring and arms you with tools, strategies and practices that illuminate new strategic pathways. Renowned futurists Scott Smith and Madeline Ashby teach you how to manage the daily flood of information and signals, and discern emergent patterns that have a direct impact on the direction of your business. How to Future isn't about the "one future" you expect. Instead, this book equips you with valuable tools and concepts, builds a future-focused mindset and enables you to envision, stress-test and prototype adaptable, informed and agile strategic visioning. These tools will empower you, your team and your organization to anticipate whatever futures emerge.
Category: Business & Economics

The Sage Handbook Of Asian Foreign Policy

Author : Takashi Inoguchi
ISBN : 9781526455581
Genre : Political Science
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Comprising 60.3 percent of the world’s 7.2 billion population, Asia is an enigma to many in the West. Hugely dynamic in its demographic, economic, technological and financial development, its changes are as rapid as they are diverse. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy provides the reader with a clear, balanced and comprehensive overview on Asia’s foreign policy and accompanying theoretical trends. Placing the diverse and dynamic substance of Asia’s international relations first, and bringing together an authoritative assembly of contributors from across the world, this is a reliable introduction to non-Western intellectual traditions in Asia. VOLUME 1: PART 1: Theories PART 2: Themes PART 3: Transnational Politics PART 4: Domestic Politics PART 5; Transnational Economics VOLUME 2: PART 6: Foreign Policies of Asian States Part 6a: East Asia Part 6b: Southeast Asia Part 6c: South & Central Asia Part 7: Offshore Actors Part 8: Bilateral Issues Part 9: Comparison of Asian Sub-Regions
Category: Political Science

Why We Write

Author : Randy Brown
ISBN : 0996931783
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"Why We Write: Craft Essays on Writing War" offers an arsenal of insights for both aspiring and established writers of military topics and themes.Whether you're engaging in poetry or punditry, policy or pulp-fiction, you'll learn publishing secrets and new writing techniques from more than 60 best-selling and emerging authors. Choose your weapons: Podcasts. Memoirs. Novels. Reviews. Short stories. Histories. And more!
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Hyperwar

Author : Amir Husain
ISBN : 1732597006
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The Hyperwar era is upon us. The fusion of distributed artificial intelligence with highly autonomous military systems ushers in a type of lightning-quick conflict that has never been seen before. Yet this is more than a revolution in military affairs, it is a revolution in human affairs that will transform the 21st century defense and security environment. Advances in AI will fundamentally change the human condition, and with it, a profoundly human undertaking, war. In Hyperwar: Conflict and Competition in the AI Century, leading experts in artificial intelligence explore the operational, technological, ethical, and professional military dimensions of this new era in which US dominance is no longer assured.
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Henry Williamson And The First World War

Author : Anne Williamson
ISBN : 9780752495286
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Henry Williamson is perhaps best known for his Hawthornden Prize-winning "Tarka the Otter", yet he devoted a major part of his life to fiction which drew closely on his experiences during World War I, including his sequence of novels "A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight". His time in the trenches affected him profoundly and, like many young soldiers, he was changed utterly by what he saw. This book draws closely on his letters, diaries, photographs and notebooks written at the time to give an account of life in the trenches of World War I. It also affords an insight into the making of a novelist.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Contemporary Literary Criticism

Author : Roger Matuz
ISBN : 0810344297
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Covers authors who are currently active or who died after December 31, 1959. Profiles novelists, poets, playwrights and other creative and nonfiction writers by providing criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Haunting Of Suzanna Blackwell

Author : Richard Setlowe
ISBN : UCAL:B4361970
Genre : Fiction
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Sharing a naval-base mansion with her widowed father, disturbed by conflicting loyalties and memories, and surrounded by ghosts, Suzanna Blackwell awaits those ghosts' vengeance and love
Category: Fiction

British Fantasy And Science Fiction Writers Before World War I

Author : Layman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019553150
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Essays on British writers of fantasy and science fiction during a time when science, technology and industrialization made increasingly impressive inroads from the Enlightenment to World War I.A gradual emphasis on social improvement, including literature, involved efforts to increase literacy through expanding material to read. During this period, publication of newspapers, penny dreadfuls and dime novels lead to pulp magazines and other popular periodicals.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The New Statesman

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924065580627
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

British Book News

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ISBN : UVA:X000859830
Genre : Best books
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Thought

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ISBN : UOM:39015080095626
Genre : India
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Category: India

Ab Bookman S Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015013145589
Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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Category: Antiquarian booksellers

Theatre Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007096352
Genre : Theater
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Category: Theater

The Spectator

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ISBN : IND:30000092816663
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