A guide to nanotechnology and its implications for businesses
The development and marketing of nanotechnology products will have a profound effect on all segments of the business community. This book outlines the foundational principles of the technology and its importance to business leaders over the coming years. It offers interviews with movers and shakers in the nanotechnology movement and gives business leaders a discussion of the promise, and the danger, of this new technology. It describes the technology and its implications in simple terms for managers outside the high-tech realm and describes specific steps they can take to be prepared for the nanotechnology revolution. The book also includes descriptions of the latest in nanotechnology research and near-term applications for the technology.
Dan Shafer (Del Rey, CA) is a well-known author of technology and computer books, a sought-after speaker and seminar presenter, and an investigative reporter and columnist. He is a Senior Associate of the Foresight Institute of Palo Alto, California, which was founded to foster invention and encourage public debate before the emergence of nanotechnology.