We are on the threshold of a new era. Our planet's climate is at risk. Natural resources are growing scarce. In 2050, the number of people living in cities will be greater than the entire population of the Earth today. In a unique survey, science journalist and industry insider Ulrich Eberl vividly describes the key trends that will shape our lives - and how we ourselves can help to invent the world of tomorrow.
Google announced in March 2011 that it had chosen Kansas City, Kansas, as the location of a new, super high-speed Fiber network that will provide "Internet access more than 100 times faster than what most Americans have today."