Omni October 1984

 

 

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY ISSUE


LOVE, WORK & PLAY
IN THE 21ST CENTURY

FEATURING:
RONALD REAGAN, GERARD O'NEILL,
RAY BRADBURY, JOHN NAISBITT,
AND STANLEY MILGRAM

 
OMNI1984OctLG

Vol.7 No. 1

Cover Art: The Future unfolds before us like the spectrum of the rainbow grid, spanning both dark and light. A sphere floats above, challenging us to solve the riddle of the twenty-first century. Artist Michel Tcherevkoff designed this picture with Hal Seigel.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Gurney Williams III
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Paul Hilts

 
Contents / Articles

Communications (pg 14)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 16)
Dialogue

Earth (pg 20)
Environment
by Douglas Starr

Life (pg 22)
Biomedicine
by Thomas Christopher

Books (pg 27)
The Arts
by Brian McKernan

Painting (pg 30)
The Arts
by Gregory Paul

Television (pg 32)
The Arts
by Douglas Stein

Explorations (pg 36)
Travel
by Louise Cooper

The Body (pg 40)
Health
by Susan Ellis

Artificial Intelligence (pg 42)
Computers
by Alvin Toffler

Space (pg 44)
Comment
by Douglas Starr

Breakthroughs (pg 48)
Technology
by Bill Lawren

Continuum (pg 37)
Data Bank


LOVE, WORK, AND PLAY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

First Word (pg 6)
Opinion
by Kathy Keeton

Mind (pg 34)
Behavior
by Stanley Milgram

Reagan: The World of 2000 (pg 60)
Forecast
by Ronald Reagan

The High Life in Science (pg 72)
Article
by Gerad K. O'Neill

Hexplay (pg 88)
Article
by Scot Morris

John Naisbitt (pg 108)
Interview
by Anthony Liversidge

Future Metropolis (pg 116)
Article
by David W. Dunlap

An Office that Responds to the Touch (pg 124)
Pictorial
by Langdon Clay

The Delphic Poll (pg 132)
Reader Survey


I Suppose You Are Wondering Why We Are Here (pg 64)
Fiction
by Ray Bradbury

Plasmas Under Glass (pg 78)
Pictorial
by Pete Turner

The Visionary (pg 100)
Fiction
by Ursula K. Le Guin

Antimatter (pg 135)
UFOs, etc.

Stars (pg 168)
Astronomy
by George Lake

Flag Chips (pg 184)
Phenomena
by Phillip Harrington

Games (pg 188)
Diversions
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 190)
Humor
by John McCarthy