From the Book - First edition.
Pt. 1: Why normal isn't so "normal" anymore
Pt. 1: Getting down to cases. Digital darkness : a long-term, widespread failure of the Internet ; When do we eat? : breakdown of the global food-supply system ; The day the electronics died : a continent-wide electromagnetic pulse destroys all electronics ; A new world disorder : the collapse of globalization ; Death by physics : destruction of the earth through the creation of exotic particles ; Blown away : destabilization of the nuclear landscape ; Running on empty : drying up of world oil supplies ; I'm sick of it : a global pandemic ; Dark and dry : failure of the electric power grid and clean water supply ; Technology run amok : intelligent robots overthrow humanity ; The great unwinding : global deflation and the collapse of world financial markets