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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The global technology race has been accelerating for billions of years. The
earthworm's blindness could not block the development of sharp-eyed birds. The
bird's small brain and clumsy wings could not block the development of human
The nuances of detail and competitive advantage that select winning
technologies make the technology race complex and its path unpredictable. But
does this make long-term forecasting futile? In a race toward the limits set by
natural law, the ...
But automated engineering based on technical AI will have a greater impact on
the technology race, including the race toward molecular technology. And an
advanced automated engineering system may be easier to develop than a ...
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Great BookUser Review - nubianangel - Overstock.com
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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