3 Responses to Is nanotechnology suffering from “silent rave” syndrome?

  1. […] 2020Science.org:The silent rave might seem a rather bizarre social phenomenon; a group of strangers converging in a […]

  2. Ruth Seeley says:

    A brilliant and hilarious post. I don’t find the notion of a silent rave at all bizarre – if you take public transit even once a year you know that not being plugged into an iPod is the exception rather than the rule. Perhaps everyone has taken Nick Carraway’s father’s advice from The Great Gatsby and they’re all busily viewing life from a single window.

  3. Andrew Maynard says:

    Thanks Ruth. Clearly someone needs to re-introduce the concept of multiple windows/multiple views 🙂

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