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Interview :: Technology
Mike Treder, Center for Responsible Nanotechnology
12 Oct 2005
Interview with Mike Treder, Executive Director for the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology.
Interview with Mike Treder, Executive Director for the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology. We discuss the three kinds of nanotechnology; Michael Crichton’s “Prey”; practical applications of nanotechnology today and in the near future; nanofactories; the impact of nanotechnology on the economy; military and terrorist use of nanotechnology; dealing with the risks of nanotechnology so we can also reap the benefits; Eric Drexler, “The Engines of Creation” and the backlash he has received; the National Nanotechnology Initiative; those who want to keep nanotechnology appearing as non-threatening; the possible threatening and disruptive aspects of nanotechnology; the misunderstandings of the effects of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and Brownian Motion on nanotechnology; the IBM logo made from xenon; Nanorex, Inc.; how he became involved in nanotechnology; Chris Phoenix, Director of Research for the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology.

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