RL-Nanoethics-9b

RL-Nanoethics-9b - More Recent Work Since the days of Verne...

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Unformatted text preview: More Recent Work Since the days of Verne and Wells, science fiction writers have explored the implications of artificial intelligence and genetic engineering More Recent Work Ecology and terraforming More Recent Work Overpopulation ... More Recent Work and the transformation of human nature through advanced biotechnology More Recent Work A number of political theorists have suggested that government grows by using crises and emergencies as an excuse to expand its powers After the crisis is over the increased powers rarely return to their pre-crisis level More Recent Work George Lucas dramatised the same idea in his second Star Wars trilogy Nanotech in Science Fiction The potential benefits and hazards of nanotechnology have featured prominently in science fiction as well Michael Crichtons Prey , for example, dramatises the grey goo scenario of nanobots running amuck, gobbling up everything in sight Nanotech in Science Fiction Neal Stephensons The Diamond Age depicts a world in which nanotechnology has given us amazing powers, including the ability to grow...
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