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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tion while the brain structures that embody memory and personality remain intact.
In such cases, might not today'! medical technology be able to stop biological
processes in a way that tamorrou/'1 medical technology will be able to reverse?
A devastating refutation of the bad idea becomes just another publication,
another scrap of paper. Days or years later, readers who encounter the bogus
idea will still be unlikely to have chanced upon its refuta_l -E tion. Thus,
nonsense lives ...
tion. Thus, nonsense lives on and on. Only with the advent of hypertext will critics
be able to plant their barbs firmly in the meat of their targets. Only with hypertext
will authors be able to retract their errors, not by burning all the libraries or by ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mentatjack - LibraryThing
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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