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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ELEVEN Limits and Downsides T I he discussions of potential economic, medical
, and environ- 1 mental benefits may have given the false impression that nano-
technology will create a wondrous Utopia in which all human problems are ...
No new technology can magically remove the limits imposed by natural law, and
thereby lift the burden of human responsibility. SOLUTIONS CAUSE PROBLEMS
Every time a technology solves a problem, it creates new problems.
During the 1970s, people awakening to the new large-scale, long-term problems
of technology often felt isolated and powerless. They naturally felt that technology
was out of their control, in the hands of shortsighted and irresponsible groups.
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The Molecular World
Paths Pioneers and Progress
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