Engines of creation
Focusing on the breakthrough field of molecular engineering--a new technology enabling scientists to build tiny machines atom by atom--the author offers projections on how this technological revolution will affect the future of computer science, space tra
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"Meme" is a meme that was launched in the last chapter of The Selfish Gene (see
above). P. 36 . . . selfish motives can encourage cooperation ... In The Evolution
of Cooperation (New York: Basic Books, 1984) political scientist Robert Axelrod ...
duction of that hardware in unprecedented quantities (see Chapter 4). For better
or for worse, this will make possible an unusually abrupt change in technology, in
economics, and in world affairs. chapter 4: ENGINES OF ABUNDANCE P. 53 .
Molecular experiments can be done about a millionfold faster than macroscopic
experiments, since an assembler arm can perform actions at a million times the
rate of a human arm (see Chapter 4). Thus, molecular machines and fast AI ...
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Engines of Creation is a very good book to help the nonscientist get a grasp on the complexities of nano technology where we are and where we could go with it. While it breaks the information down to ... Read full review
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This is one of my favorite science non-fiction books ever. If you've enjoyed any of the nanotechnology in science fiction in the last few decades, it was probably informed in some way by Drexler's ... Read full review
Engines of Construction
The Principles of Change
Predicting and Projecting
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