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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John Mann, Jeff MacGillivray, Bruce Mackenzie, Marvin Minsky, Chip Morningstar
, Philip Morrison, Kevin Nelson, Hugh O'Neill, Gayle Pergamit, Gordon and Mary
Peterson, Norma and Amy Peterson, Naomi Reynolds, Carol Rosin, Phil Salin, ...
As Marvin Minsky has said, "The modestly intelligent machines of the near future
promise only to bring us the wealth and comfort of tireless, obedient, and
inexpensive servants." Most systems now called "AI" do not think or learn; they
are only ...
See The Society of Mind, by Marvin Minsky (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986).
P. 181 .. . "The Scientific Community Metaphor" ... by William A. Kornfeld and Carl
Hewitt (MIT AI Lab Memo No. 641, Jan. 1981). P. 181 . . . AI systems can be ...
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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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