While teaching courses in the computer science department at the University of Texas at Austin, I came to believe that 21st century technology—especially nanotechnology, genetics, artificial intelligence and robotics—will transform reality.
Hod Lipson demonstrates a few of his cool little robots, which have the ability to learn, understand themselves and even self-replicate.
Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization, a work authored by the founding father of nanotechnology K. Eric Drexler, posits some stimulating questions about the impact of atomically precise manufacturing (APM) on civilization. This includes clarifying just what APM really is, and then addressing the kind of social and economic consequences.
Ramez Naam is the author of two SF books – Nexus and Crux – dealing with a mind linking nano-drug that he believes is theoretically possible.
An impromptu video recording of Nanotech founder father Eric Drexler appearing May 30th at the MeetUp of the London Futurists
This event marks the publication of the eagerly-anticipated book,”Radical Abundance: How a Revolution In Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization”, by K. Eric Drexler, the founding father of nanotechnology.