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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The engineer will then make further suggestions and changes, or respond with a
new task, until an entire system of hardware has been designed and simulated.
As such automated engineering systems improve, they will do more and more of
AI systems with access to nanomachines will perform many experiments rapidly.
They will design ... Thus, despite delays for experimentation, automated
engineering systems will move technology forward with stunning speed. From
past to ...
Call an automated defense of this sort an active shield, to distinguish it from a
fixed wall. ... We can turn loose a horde of engineers, computer hackers,
biologists, hobbyists, and automated engineering systems, all invited to pit their
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Great BookUser Review - nubianangel - Overstock.com
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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