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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Our motivation in presenting these ideas is as much a fear of potential harm , and
a wish to avoid it , as a longing for the potential good and a wish to seek it . Even
so , we will dwell on the good that nanotechnology can bring and give only an ...
Not surprisingly , the potential consequences — with the huge exception of social
and economic disruption — are overwhelmingly positive . Inherently clean , well -
controlled , inexpensive , superior technologies , when applied with care , can ...
Because of its enormous potential for abuse , nanotechnology has the potential
of doing great harm . If we believe that human beings and human institutions are
too incompetent to deal with nanotechnology — that they are too likely to turn it to
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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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