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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Modern computers have only a tiny fraction of the brain's complexity, yet they can
already run programs imitating significant aspects of human behavior. They differ
totally from the brain in their basic style of operation, though, so direct physical ...
If your memory be lost, how will you be the same man?" Anesthesia interrupts
consciousness without disrupting the structure of the brain, and biostasis
procedures must do likewise, for a longer time. This raises the question of the
nature of the ...
longer than this myth (and the medical definition of "brain death") would suggest.
A variety of experiments employing drugs and surgery show this: Adult monkeys
have completely recovered after a sixteen-minute cutoff of circulation to the brain
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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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