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Nanotechnology by Sherron Sparks

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11Conclusion: Social Aspects of Nanotechnology

We are living in one of the most exciting times in history, at the edge of the ″new technical frontier,″ watching new worlds created at a microscale that was a sci-fi fantasy just a few short years ago. Our evolution is having a hard time keeping up with the change, as Moore’s law is moving technology so fast beyond our personal capacity to mature and understand Our evolutionary cycle is 20 years, while technology’s cycle is 18 months or less This brings with it a chaotic confusion on one hand, and yet an economic boom on the other.

At no other time in history will the necessity of new job creation be as rapid as we will see in the next few years In the United States alone, Mihall Roco projected ...

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