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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Engineers use knowledge produced by scientists; scientists use tools produced
by engineers. Scientists and engineers both work with mathematical descriptions
of natural laws and test ideas with experiments. But science and technology ...
Scientists are encouraged by their colleagues and their training to focus on ideas
that can be tested with available apparatus. The resulting short-term focus often
serves science well: it keeps scientists from wandering off into foggy worlds of ...
Why do scientists value refereed journals? Not because they trust all refereed
journals, or trust everything printed in any one of them. Even the best due-
process system won't grind out a stream of pure truth. Rather, they value refereed
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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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