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Nanotech and the Developing World

WorldChanging friend Mike Treder at the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology wrote a short but thoughtful essay about how emerging transformative technologies will intersect the needs of struggling parts of the world.

In the near future, when molecular manufacturing reaches the stage of exponential proliferation and has general-purpose application across nearly all segments of society — then the question of how (or whether?) to extend its benefits to the 2/3 of the world’s people who live on less than four dollars a day will confront us.


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