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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But how can anyone predict where science and technology will take us?
Although many scientists and technologists have tried to do this, isn't it curious
that the most successful attempts were those of science fiction writers like Jules
Verne and ...
Trying to predict how a chain will fold is like trying to work a jigsaw puzzle, but a
puzzle with no pattern printed on its pieces to show when the fit is correct, and
with pieces that seem to fit together about as well (or as badly) in many different ...
This allows a limited prediction: If the eons-old evolutionary race does not
somehow screech to a halt, then competitive pressures will mold our
technological future to the contours of the limits of the possible. Finally, within the
broad confines of ...
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Great BookUser Review - nubianangel - Overstock.com
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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