Book
Dutch

De derde golf

Alvin Toffler (author)

De derde golf

Alvin Toffler (author)
Title
De derde golf
Author
Alvin Toffler
Language
Dutch
Original title
The third wave
Publisher
Utrecht: Veen, 1985
479 p.
ISBN
90-204-3440-3

About Alvin Toffler

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Alvin Toffler (October 4, 1928 – June 27, 2016) was an American writer, futurist, and businessman known for his works discussing modern technologies, including the digital revolution and the communication revolution, with emphasis on their effects on cultures worldwide. He is regarded as one of the world's outstanding futurists.

Toffler was an associate editor of Fortune magazine. In his early works he focused on technology and its impact, which he termed "information overload." In 1970 his first major book about the future, Future Shock, became a worldwide best-seller and has sold over 6 million copies.

He and his wife Heidi Toffler, who collaborated with him for most of his writings, moved on to examining the reaction to changes in society with another best-selling book, The Third Wave in 1980. In it, he foresaw such technological advances as cloning, personal computers, the Internet, cable television and mobi…Read more on Wikipedia