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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Already this "artificial intelligence" is performing tasks once thought to require
human intelligence . . . —Business Week COMPUTERS have emerged from back
rooms and laboratories to help with writing, calculating, and play in homes and ...
day, no one thinks of calling a pocket calculator an artificial intelligence;
calculation now seems a "merely" mechanical procedure. Still, the idea of
building ordinary computers once was shocking. By the mid r8oos, though,
Charles Babbage ...
The United States has many university artificial intelligence laboratories and a
host of new companies with names like Machine Intelligence Corporation,
Thinking Machines Corporation, Teknowledge, and Cognitive Systems
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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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