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Convergence - I looked at this web page: http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1354

It was difficult finding a good article about convergence, but I thought this one was interesting. The article talks about the United States (US), Europe, and environmentalist groups think about convergence. The US thinks of “convergence as NBIC (the integration of Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information Technology and Cognitive Science).” The idea is to make superior humans that are both “life and non-life.” It sounds super creepy and maybe a bit mad scientist-ish.
Europe thinks of convergence as a cure all for mankind but is aware of the danger it poses to life as we know it. 
Environmentalist groups call convergence BANG which stands for “bits, atoms, neurons and genes.” In 2003, they believed that BANG would change the worlds “economies, trade, and livelihoods.” They were right. Convergence has changed the worlds ability to make food and help people. I think convergence has had many b…
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