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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Without leaving your chair, you could survey all the major writings on hypertext,
moving from link to link through any number of documents. By keeping track of
links (say, between outlines, drafts, and reference materials), hypertext will help ...
We would be horrified if the government ordered agents into libraries to burn
books. We should be equally horrified when the government seeks to erase
public documents from electronic libraries. If hypertext is to carry our traditions,
then what ...
Early hypertext systems will also help us build and run organizations. Ordinary
computer conferencing (simply sending short messages back and forth) already
helps groups communicate. Advantages over face-to-face conferences include ...
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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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