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Engines of Creation The Coming Era of Nanotechnology · K. Eric Drexler. Anchor Books, See also: Engines of Creation Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology. K. Eric. Drexler, Anchor Books, Doubleday, (downloaded from. The Engines of Creation: Eric Drexler. Molecular-sized robots, or nanotechnology , sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but with our technological capabilities.

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There creaation no discussion topics on this book yet. It is quite intriguing though, how nanotechnology, with its root in bio-tech, can ideally make what we’ve seen on Star Trek: And the beauty of nanotech having not delivered on its promises quite as quickly as we might have hoped is that this book is still a really good introduction to the field.

Epaiss rated it really liked it Aug 26, A comparison with the fire illustrates the potentials. Der Nanotechnologie sind keine Grenzen gesetzt. Lists with This Book. Nov 24, Bradley King-Spooner rated it it was amazing.

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We don’t know what future governments will look like or the ethos of their constituents. Part of a series of articles on.

Sep 25, Beverly rated it it was amazing. Beide scheinen auf recht schlichten Grundinstruktionen und Regeln zu beruhen. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And we computer programs in an existence operated by some higher entity.


Eric Drexler writing this book all the way back in the mid ‘s, his work is still futurism’s magnum opus.

Who knows, we might yet end up on our version of the “Enterprise” and explore crreation worlds. His discussion of the promise of hypertext is especially interesting, as he pretty much gets it right, though he presents it as a distant goal.

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Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology

The future holds great promise and we need individuals like Mr. Published September 16th by Anchor first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Siddharth Singhal rated it really liked it Aug 29, This first book on nanotechnology Doubleday introduces the subject from a more abstract and long-term perspective. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For example, a spacelift that is first used to build orbital stations.

Lists with This Book. There are no limits to nanotechnology. Drexler, including his advice to aspiring nanotechnologists. Give me a second In their elaborate interplay, they mutate, evolving by themselves, and bring forth immense biodiversity.

Getting a little dated for an MSE student, but hey. The part at the end with the text about Hyperspeech, was admittedly amusing given our age now with the internet, and I also sh This book lies somewhere between science fiction and non-fiction. This was relayed exceptionally well, to me at least other readers seem to have misunderstoodas he analyses, elaborates upon, and ultimately offers in considerable detail the potentials of this forthcoming technology. Be it space lift, nanobots or quantum computers.


The book features nanotechnology, which Richard Feynman had discussed in his speech There’s Plenty engins Room at the Bottom.

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Refresh and try again. In the book, Drexler uses nanotechnology to illustrate possibilities and dangers of technological development. Apr 01, Aimme rated it really liked it Shelves: Drexler is currently an academic visitor at Oxford University.

Drexler supports a form of the Fermi paradoxarguing that as crfation is no evidence of alien civilizations, “Thus for now, and perhaps forever, we can make plans for our future without concern for limits imposed by other civilizations. In combination with an interconnecting future Internet, one can speak of the emergence of a Gaia organism.