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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Because the complexity of the brain lies beyond the full grasp of human
understanding, it seems complex enough to embody a mind. Indeed, if a single
person could fully understand a brain, this would make the brain less complex
than that ...
... as stone, water, air, and clay) and the products of natural molecular machinery
(such as bone, wood, hide, and wool). Today we use these same materials and
complex bulk processes to make the products of our global industrial civilization.
Many structures in cells will self-assemble if their components are merely
confined together with freedom to bump around; they need not be manipulated in
a complex and precise fashion. Cells already contain all the tools needed to
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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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