[ExI] Nanotech and society any good?
pharos at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 13:44:12 UTC 2008
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Kaj Sotala wrote:
> I spotted a mention of this on KurzweilAI:
> It's on the expensive side, so I was wondering if anybody had read it
> (or written something for it) and knew if it was any good?
It doesn't appear to be a technical book, according to the press release.
The Nanoethics Group today announced that it has released a collection
of important papers addressing a range of near-term issues related to
nanotechnology's ethical and social implications.
The book is divided into five units: foundational issues; risk and
regulation; industry and policy; the human condition; and selected
global issues. The essays tackle such contentious issues as
environmental impact, health dangers, medical benefits, intellectual
property, professional code of ethics, privacy, international
governance, and more.
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