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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nanomachines couldn't eventually be built with a hobby-size budget, though
there are reasons — to be discussed in later chapters — for wanting to place
limits on what can be built. Early Simplicity Finally, established technologies are
This depends on human action, working within the limits set by the real world.
This chapter first describes some of the limits to what nanotechnology can
accomplish, and then some of the adverse side effects of its basically good
Yet physical limits are real, and all technology — past, present, and future — will
stay within those limits. There is even reason to suspect that some of those limits
are where the learned now believe them to be. Nanotechnology will make it ...
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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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