This page contains links to the last several months of meeting
announcements of the Boston Nanotechnology Study Group.
The Puzzling Absence of Strong AI
NT and economic inequality
Scaling Laws in the Social sciences
Virtual Worlds & NT
Quasi-realistic nanotech horror stories
Design of a Primitive Nanofactory
Clocking the Singularity
Religion and the Singularity
Testing the claims of advanced simulators
Very Large Amounts of Electricity
NT and Neotony
How to Critique NT.
The conflict of social dissatisfaction with the Singularity.
NT & the grand challenges of 21st century engineering.
War and NT (cont.)
NT and Utopianism (2)
NT and Utopianism (1)
Mimetic & Mosaic Science
The Threat of Top-Down NT
Robots and the granularization of work
The surveillance society and technological innovation
Synthetic worlds as a proxy for NT
World Governance in the NT era
More on Uploading
Another Road to Uploading
Brute Force AI
The Next Sixty Years
The scarcity of scarcity
Globalization and Moore's Law
NT and magic
Terrorism and technological change
NT & the transparent society
Social reactions to robots as an adoption metric.
Massively Distributed Artificial Intelligence
NT and Intellectual Property: one in a series.
NT and slacker capital
Offense, Defense, and NT (2)
Offense, Defense, and NT (1)
Remote Management and Automation
NT and Fermi's Paradox.
Nanophotonics and the grain of social life.
Smart Valves and Remote Operation.
NT and buyer-side pricing.
NT and performance enhancers.
Entirely artificial food.
Is technological change self-limiting?
Age Extension and the organization of cultures.
NT and the Colonization of Deep Space (2)
NT and the Colonization of Deep Space (1)
Social Economies and NT
The Ecological Immune System (2)
The Ecological Immune System (1)
More on the Singularity
Intellectual Property & NT
NT and God
NGOs and Democracy
Manufacturing materials with proteins
NT and the Patent system
The Politics of NT (2)
The politics of NT (1)
Road to NT: Time to Declare a Winner?
NT and Class
The Lessons of Biotech and its Critics
NT and the Gentrification of Outer Space
NT and the idea of the wild
AI and transaction rates
Nanotechnology and the World Socialist State
Simulatability as a probe for technological potential
Genetic Engineering for Dummies
Regulation and NT, Part II
NT and risk
NT and Kosovo; prospects, perspectives, etc.
NT and consumption models
Are NT enthusiasts natural bulls or natural bears?
Competitive Sports and Performance Enhancers
Remote Operation/Local Autonomy and sex
Soft Lithography. More on change.
The effect of accelerating technological change on planning.
Vetter on seed capital and NT;
NT Equivalents of Moore's Law.
Changes in transportation costs and the significance
or lack thereof.
NT and the Quality Assurance problem.
The Foresight Institute's Privacy Project
Individuation, Microtyrannies, and
Establishing a NT-friendly World government
Defect-tolerance in nanocomputers;
teleoperated sniper rifles
The Performance Economy
Law Enforcement and Nanotech
Reputation Economies on a Global Scale
Nanotechnology as an Expressive Medium
Open Source and NT
Bioterrorism and NT
CritSuite: Annotating the Internet
98-02-03 Molecular electronics; the
Ellenbogen Speculation; New Report on NSG.
98-01-06 Growth in Global R&D; Superb
Minutes (by Myers himself!) for the
Will Ware on the algorithmic generation of molecular structures;
97-12-16 Quantum Computing: John Myers.
Sussman's talk on Amorphous Computing;
97-12-02 Microtransmissions; IAP Demo
97-11-18 Chemical Sensing and Surveillance.
97-11-04 Nanotech Trade Fair; URL for
notes on Knight lecture.
97-10-21 The Digital Control of
Biological Processes; URLs for doing
hardware design with natural
97-10-07 Underground cities and NT;
NASA/ARC RFP on Computational
Nanotechnology; NT Center
at The University of Toronto; Delivering
power to nanostructures:
97-09-16 Quantum Computing
97-09-02 Entropy Gradient engineering
97-08-05 The Sixth Aerial Robotics Contest;
97-07-15 Open Mike
97-07-01 NT and the protection of Intellectual
97-06-17 Open Mike
97-06-03 "Fullerenes and Buckytubes,"
Professor Lawrence Scott
97-05-20 Automated Engineering
97-05-06 Adaptive websites
97-04-15 Aging and Nanotech
97-04-01 Audience with the Governor
97-03-18 "Rapid prototyping" James
F. Bredt, Z Corporation.
97-03-04 State Molecules
97-02-18 "Sensor Fusion in 3D Navigation"
97-02-04 Engines of Creation: Ten Years
97-01-21 High AI vs Brute Force AI
97-01-07 "Friction on the Nanoscale"
Professor Jacqueline Krim