Eric Drexler is one of those pionieristic scientists who have the gift of tracing visions of future science, without falling in the science-fiction temptations.
Loved it all the way through and an exellent book for both beginners of the subject or someone that just likes to read about an interesting proposal for the future.
I read several books on nanotechnology that were both more recent and more technically realistic, but this book wowed me with both breadth and depth of vision.
I first got involved in the 1990's when I was asked to help start a journal for this new field called Nanotechnology. It sounded interesting. Then we realized that Mr. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Reluctant Badger
I read this as research for a forthcoming novel in which nano-technology plays an important part. I found it a well written and easy to understand examination of the possibilities... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Daniel Hill
Even though this was pretty much the first book on the subject of Nanotechnology, it's not dated at all. Dr. Read morePublished 18 months ago by R. Pylman
Delivered fast. Excellent condition and interesting book on the "future" of a form of science. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Skii
I did not like the book because I think that Mr. Drexler is a member of the 'grey goo' school of thought and as such is not giving proper consideration to thermodynamics. Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by Pan Gname
This (To my knowledge)is the first book on the subject and written by the person who created the term.Still worth reading after two decades.Published on December 1, 2011 by Kirk Alan Edwards
Drexler started to publicize his ideas about nanotechnology in 1981, literally 30 years ago as of our mysterious, far-future year 2011. Read morePublished on January 22, 2011 by M. A. Plus
Eric 'Kim' Drexler(he doesn't like being called Kim; thinks its sissy) spends about two chapters explaining his idea - the first and fourth. Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by flashgordon
I read several books on nanotechnology that were both more recent and more technically realistic, but this book wowed me with both breadth and depth of vision. Read morePublished on June 29, 2010 by Marshall Vaughan