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April 2nd, 2007

The Convergence of Science, Technology, and Nature

The rapidly increasing complexity of the anthropogenic world is driven not just by accelerating evolution within particular domains, such as science or technology, but by their convergence. The example of NBIC (nanotechnology, biotechnology, information and communication technology, and cognitive science) has been previously discussed in this column, but more difficult, particularly for environmentalists, may be the on-going convergence of science, technology, and nature.


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