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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They can escape the inherent risks of proposing precise, universal scientific
theories. Engineers need only show that under particular conditions particular
objects will perform well enough. A designer need know neither the exact stress
in a ...
They typically focus on technical questions of scientific importance, rather than on
technical questions of public-policy importance. Moreover, they typically focus on
scientific questions. Journals tend to slight technological questions that lack ...
From Conjecture! and Refutationsr The Growth of Scientific Knowledge, by Sir
Karl Popper (New York: Basic Books, 1962). P. 40 . . . Richard Feynman . . . gave
a talk . . . "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom," reprinted in Miniaturization, ...
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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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