small plans: nanotechnology for the building industry

Friday, October 28, 2005

Kurzweil: transcending biology through nanotechnology

When it comes to envisioning the future, Ray Kurzweil follows Daniel Burnham's adage and makes no small plans, even for nanotechnology. In his new book, The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, Kurzweil suggests that, "Nanotechnology will make it possible to create virtually any physical product using inexpensive information processes and will ultimately turn even death into a soluble problem." more @