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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This list could continue through problem after problem (Heavy metal poisoning?
— Find and remove the metal atoms) but the conclusion is easy to summarize.
Physical disorders stem from misar- ranged atoms; repair machines will be able
problem: exponential growth will remain exponential whether people die young
or live indefinitely. A martyr, by dying early, could delay the crisis by a fraction of a
second — but a halfway dedicated person could help more by joining a ...
Our problem today is not to plan or build utopias but to seek a chance to try.
PREPARATIONS We may fail. Replicating assemblers and AI will bring problems
of unprecedented complexity, and they threaten to arrive with unprecedented ...
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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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