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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On a hypertext system, though, consumer service companies will assemble
comparative catalogs, linking descriptions of competing products to one another,
to test results, and to reports from consumers. In education, we learn best when
We would be horrified if the government ordered agents into libraries to burn
books. We should be equally horrified when the government seeks to erase
public documents from electronic libraries. If hypertext is to carry our traditions,
then what ...
Early hypertext systems will also help us build and run organizations. Ordinary
computer conferencing (simply sending short messages back and forth) already
helps groups communicate. Advantages over face-to-face conferences include ...
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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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