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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Any effort toward building such a thing should be seen not as a use of
nanotechnology, but as an abuse. Other abuses seem more likely, however, and
are quite bad enough. THE CHIEF DANGER: ABUSE The chief danger of
technology against the risk of government abuse of technology and regulation.
Low-cost manufacturing can make surveillance equipment less expensive.
Increased surveillance can reduce some risks in society, but the watchers
Setting up rules for nanotechnology development will be challenging: finding
ways to maximize research freedom while preventing serious abuse and making
this stick worldwide is a social challenge of the first rank. Beyond this are
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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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