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Engines of creation.

Author: K Eric Drexler
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Short-listed for the Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize in 1991, this is a look forward to the next technologial revolution, the construction of machines a thousand times smaller than a microchip.

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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Eric Drexler
ISBN: 0192861492 9780192861498
OCLC Number: 26721927
Description: xii, 298 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part 1 The foundations of foresight: engines of construction; the principles of change; predicting and projecting. Part 2 Profiles of the possible: engines of abundance; thinking machines; the world beyond Earth; engines of healing; long life in an open world; a door to the future; the limits to growth. Part 3 Dangers and hopes: engines of destruction; strategies and survival; finding the facts; the network of knowledge; world enough and time.

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