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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of buying any useful computer system includes much more than just the cost of a
bare computer chip . ) COSTS : A FIRST ESTIMATE Some costs apply to a kind of
product , regardless of how many copies of it are made : these include design ...
Shouldn ' t we expect large changes to come with the replacement of modern
technology ? A CYCLE OF FALLING COSTS The above estimate made a
conservative assumption about future costs : that energy and materials will cost
then what ...
Even our wild optimist would have had to include the cost of building the boiler ,
the turbines , the generators , the power lines ... These costs were known to be a
major part of the cost of power , so free heat wouldn ' t have meant free power .
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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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