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(4.) Listings for conferences and workshops are accessible via the Foresight Institute.
For instance, Eric Drexler, one of the founders of the Foresight Institute, a Palo Alto, California-based nonprofit nanotechnology education organization, has theorized that with the correct positioning of particles, nanotechnology could create a steak from grass, water and foodstuffs without ever involving a cow at all.
Now Dr Drexler, founder of the Foresight Institute in California, has joined experts who deny that nanotechnology is too dangerous.
But the man who made these wild-eyed, pie-in-the-sky claims was not nanotech prophet Eric Drexler, author of The Engines of Creation, the 1986 book that popularized the concept, and founder of the Foresight Institute, dedicated to working out its implications.
Dr K Eric Drexler, of the US-based Foresight Institute, says: "If the first replicator could assemble a copy of itself in 1,000 seconds, the two replicators could then build two more in the next 1,000 seconds.
Intellectual property company and open source advocacy group Foresight Institute, have launched the site as a tailored service for the Internet community.
The disciplines political center is the Foresight Institute, an organization founded by Eric Drexler to plan for a future which nanotechnology will help shape.
The Foresight Institute (Nanotechnology) - http://
One organization that has supported the effort over the years is the nonprofit organization Foresight Institute at
* The Foresight Institute, based in Menlo Park, California, was established by K.
Foresight Institute has introduced new hypertext Web software that allows users to read and comment on Web documents by viewing them with new tools, all of which run on a Web server.
"We believe that nanotechnology will be revolutionary," says Chris Peterson, executive director of the Foresight Institute in Palo Alto, Calif.