Friday, July 01, 2016

Alvin Toffler, Author of 'Future Shock', Dies at 87

'Future Shock' sold millions of copies at a time when society was in churn, amid riots over the Vietnam War


AP - American writer Alvin Toffler poses during portrait session held on July 3, 1980, in Paris, France. He died at the age of 87.

Alvin Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling "Future Shock" and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. He was 87. 
He died late Monday in his sleep at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, said Yvonne Merkel, a spokeswoman for his Reston, Virginia-based consulting firm, Toffler Associates.

1 comment:

jules older said...

FUTURE SHOCK was required reading in Otago Medical School's Behavioral Science course.