Microcosm: the quantum revolution in economics and technology
Taking the reader inside the tiniest computer chips as well as the greatest minds of Silicon Valley, George Gilder explores the unrecognized technological and entrepreneurial revolution we are now experiencing.
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THE OVERTHROW OF MATTER
The Message from the Microcosm
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