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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Biochemists using the best computer programs now available still cannot predict
how a long, natural protein chain will actually fold, and some of them have
despaired of designing protein molecules soon. Yet most biochemists work as ...
SCIENCE AND NATURAL LAW Science and technology intertwine. Engineers
use knowledge produced by scientists; scientists use tools produced by
engineers. Scientists and engineers both work with mathematical descriptions of
True, artificial machines must do what natural machines fail to do, but they need
not do anything qualitatively novel. Both natural and artificial repair devices must
reach, identify, and rebuild molecular structures. We will be able to improve on ...
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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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