John Naisbitt is the author of book Megatrends which was pulished by Warner Books in 1982. Although first written mainly to an American readership, Megatrends proved to be true in anticipating major shifts for the whole world.
One of the famous quotes from Megatrends states:
We are drowning in information, but starved for knowledge
More than 9 Million copies were sold in 58 countries, and it was on the New York Times Bestsellers list for two years, mostly as #1. Twenty years after its publication, Christoph Keese in the Financial Times looked back:
Once a decade, sometimes more often, a book about the economy is published that becomes a bestseller immediately and changes the relationship of people to economics. His predictions were astoundingly precise – though predictions, as Mark Twain’s one-liner says, are especially difficult if they are about the future.
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