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 ...
Self-awareness evolved to guide thought and action, not merely to ornament our
humanity. We must be aware of other people, and of their abilities and
inclinations, to make plans that involve them. Likewise we must be aware of
States could become more like organisms by dominating their parts more
completely. Using replicating assemblers, states could fill the human
environment with miniature surveillance devices. Using an abundance of speech
-understanding AI ...
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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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