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Title Managing nano-bio-info-cogno innovations : converging technologies in society / edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.

Imprint Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 390 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note " ... publication of this work was supported in part by a grant (0423742) from the National Science Foundation to The World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC), Inc. The U.S. Government retains a nonexclusive and nontransferable license to all exclusive rights provided by copyright"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Progressive Convergence; Measuring the Merger: Examining the Onset of Converging Technologies; The Emergence and Policy Implications of Converging New Technologies; Roadmapping Convergence; NBIC Convergent Technologies and the Innovation Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century; Collaboration on Converging Technologies: Education and Practice; If We Build It, Will They Come? The Cultural Challenges of Cyberinfrastructure Development; Converging Technologies in Developing Countries: Passionate Voices, Fruitful Actions; Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine.
Summary Provides a review of technical developments related to the unification that is taking place among nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science (NBIC). This book assesses potential for revolutionary applications of these developments and their likely impact in improving the human condition.
Note Print version record.
Subject Biotechnology.
Nanotechnology.
Information technology.
Cognitive science.
Nanotechnology.
Biotechnology.
Cognitive Science.
Diffusion of Innovation.
Information Science.
Social Change.
SCIENCE -- Biotechnology.
Biotechnology.
Information technology.
Cognitive science.
Nanotechnology.
Chimie.
Science des matériaux.
Biotechnology. (OCoLC)fst00832729
Cognitive science. (OCoLC)fst00866547
Information technology. (OCoLC)fst00973089
Nanotechnology. (OCoLC)fst01032639
Technische vernieuwing.
Nanotechnologie.
Biotechnologie.
Cognitiewetenschap.
Gevolgen.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bainbridge, William Sims.
Roco, Mihail C.
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
World Technology Evaluation Center.
Other Form: Print version: Managing nano-bio-info-cogno innovations. Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, ©2006 9781402041068 1402041063 (DLC) 2007451290 (OCoLC)68463761
ISBN 9781402041075
1402041071
9781402041068 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1402041063 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1281102962
9781281102966
9786611102968
6611102965
Standard No. AU@ 000042134501
DEBSZ 430420218
GBVCP 52496582X
YDXCP 2499940

 
    
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