In his newest book, Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization, 2013, he tells the history of nanotechnology from its beginnings to today, and then he turns towards the future: What can we expect from the accelerating breakthroughs generated by nano-technological research? Will it benefit humanity, or cause us harm? He is very optimistic, and his answer is given in the title: We are going to experience radical abundance based on these technological breakthroughs.

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History, and the change of human civilization, is driven by scientific and technological innovations. Below I list some breakthroughs in the last 500 years; the list could be a lot longer, and the pace of innovation seems to increase dramatically in recent years, because we can use our innovations, especially computers, to invent even smarter […]

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