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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This list could continue through problem after problem (Heavy metal poisoning?
—Find and remove the metal atoms) but the conclusion is easy to summarize.
Physical disorders stem from misarranged atoms; repair machines will be able to
problem: exponential growth will remain exponential whether people die young
or live indefinitely. A martyr, by dying early, could delay the crisis by a fraction of a
second—but a halfway dedicated person could help more by joining a ...
With proper design and active repair-and-replacement mechanisms, exposure to
the natural radiation of space will be no problem. P. 95 . . . move it off Earth
entirely . . . But what about polluting space? Debris in Earth orbit is a significant ...
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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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