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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Storrs Hall
|Description:||333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||What is nanotechnology? And why is there so much confusion about it? --
A handle on the future: can you take these predictions seriously? --
Current nanotechnology: laboratory and life-and how to get to the real thing from here --
Designing and analyzing nanomachines: theory, current tolls, and the future --
Nuts and bolts: the basics of what a mature nanotechnology will look like --
Engines: making molecular machines go --
A digital technology: atoms are the bits of the material world --
Self-replication: mechanical motherhood --
Food, clothing, and shelter: a day in your life in the age of nanotech. Economics: how much is this going to cost? --
Transportation: it's a very small world, indeed --
Space: where a much larger world awaits --
Robots: for whatever work there is to be done --
Artificial intelligence: closer than you may think --
Runaway replicators: playing with fire --
Real dangers: the same old bad guys, with nastier toys --
Nanomedicine: fixing what's wrong --
Improvements: a perspective on transhumanism --
The human prospect: living happily ever after.
|Responsibility:||J. Storrs Hall.|
- Nanotechnology -- trends.
- Nanoteknoloji -- Trendler.