The Dangers of Nanotechnology Daniel Moore Georgia Institute of Technology Tuesday, November 04, 2003 Overview New technologies bring the potential for new dangers Previous technological advancements and their unforeseen dangers What is nanotechnology and why is it extraordinary?
Georgia Institute of Technology
Tuesday, November 04, 2003
Spread of Chernobyl radiation
Artist rendition of a “Nanobot”
Nightmare “Gray Goo” scenario
cells in a petri dish
“Nanobot” with a red blood cell
Hole in the ozone layer
Is there any doubt our enemies would exploit nanotechnology against civilization were they able to?
Kim Jong Il – Leader of N. Korea
Artist rendering of nanoassemblers