Unbounding the future: the nanotechnology revolution
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook that explains what nanotechnology is and how it will revolutionize life in the future. The world's leading expert in the field, Drexler also examines the spectacular accomplishments that might result from a breakthrough: elimination of disease and pollution. 20 illustrations.
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Ralph Merkle, a computers and security expert at Xerox Palo Alto Research
Center, sees this as paralleling the way manufacturing works today: "General
purpose devices could do many tasks, but they'll do them inefficiently. For any
given task ...
Ralph Merkle of Xerox Palo Alto Research Center discussed this issue at the First
Foresight Conference on Nanotechnology. He explains, "It's both uneconomical
and more difficult to design a self- replicating system that manufactures every ...
Ralph Merkle sees this ability as the one to keep an eye on: "Self-replicating
systems can and should be appropriately regulated. There seems no need,
however, to have any more than normal concerns for devices which cannot
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More speculation on the implications of nanotechnology—the manufacture of objects from the atoms up—that is likely, say the authors, to profoundly alter within our lifetimes the course of modern ... Read full review
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Nanotechnology sounds like a fantasy straight out of Star Wars , but then 50 years ago so did many of the things that we take for granted today--space exploration, computer chips, organ transplants ... Read full review
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