K. Eric Drexler on the future of nanotechnology

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July 16, 2013 · 3 comments

K. Eric Drexler of Oxford University discusses his latest book Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization. Drexler, who has been referred to as “the founding father of nanotechnology” covers how society can conserve resources and make more efficient products through nanotechnology; how nanotechnology can solve some of the world’s most pressing problems; how this varies from what you’ve seen in science fiction; and, how we can improve manufacturing at the molecular level.



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  • mtgaydos

    Jerry, thanks for the show. It’s my second favorite podcast (only behind Writer’s Almanac). :) You always seem to ask the right follow up questions.

  • Diego Delgado

    Gotta love Drexler, thanks for the interview.

  • Diego Delgado

    Hmm is the text supposed to be white??