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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Because each computer will be in communication with a larger computer and the
central data base, the available memory seems adequate. Cell repair machines
will have both the molecular tools they need and "brains" enough to decide how ...
Fairly routine advances (of sorts demonstrated in animals) seem likely to add
years, perhaps decades, to life by 2030. The mere beginnings of cell repair
technology might extend life by several decades. In short, the medicine of 2o1o,
Here, procedures somewhat like those of courts seem useful. Since the
procedure (a fact forum) is intended to summarize facts, each side will begin by
stating what it sees as the key facts and listing them in order of importance.
Discussion will ...
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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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