Engines of Creation
This brilliant work heralds the new age of nanotechnology, which will give us thorough and inexpensive control of the structure of matter. Drexler examines the enormous implications of these developments for medicine, the economy, and the environment, and makes astounding yet well-founded projections for the future.
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At the touch of a button, pumps flood the chamber with a thick, milky fluid which
submerges the plate and then obscures the window. This fluid flows from another
vat in which replicating assemblers have been raised and then reprogrammed ...
Then the vat's pumps return to life, replacing the milky fluid of unattached
assemblers with a clear mixture of organic solvents and dissolved substances—
including aluminum compounds, oxygen-rich compounds, and compounds to
serve as ...
The larger surgical machines then attach tubes to the chest and pump fluid
through the circulatory system. The fluid washes out the initial protectant-removal
machines (later, it supplies materials to repair machines and carries away waste
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Engines of Creation is a very good book to help the nonscientist get a grasp on the complexities of nano technology where we are and where we could go with it. While it breaks the information down to ... Read full review
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This is one of my favorite science non-fiction books ever. If you've enjoyed any of the nanotechnology in science fiction in the last few decades, it was probably informed in some way by Drexler's ... Read full review
PART om THE FOUNDATIONS OF FORESIGHT 1 Engines of Construction
The Principles of Change
Predicting and Projecting
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