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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Consider how it blinds us to the future, and obscures the long-term benefits of
cooperation. Erich Fromm writes: “If the individual lived five hundred or one
thousand years, this clash (between his interests and those of society) might not
exist or ...
FROM DESKTOP TO WORLD LIBRARY Some of the benefits I have described
will only result from a large, highly evolved hypertext system—one already
serving as a forum for broad debates and on its way to becoming a world
Hypertext communications will extend these benefits by giving participants better
tools for referencing, comparing, and summarizing. Because hypertext debates
will need no single editor, they will allow organizations to become more open.
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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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