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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Security Measures Adopted by Atlantis/Shanghai Summary & Analysis

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Security Measures Adopted by Atlantis/Shanghai Summary

Atlantis/Shanghai is protected by a grid of interconnected pods that constantly monitor the area surrounding the enclave. These pods are devices that hover over the ground and provide an extra level of physical security by instantly relaying any breach to the proper authorities. The city is also protected by a cloud of microscopic artificial organisms. This cloud acts like an immune system. The population is protected because the little devices constantly scan the air for invaders, then seek and destroy intruders as soon as they find them.

Security Measures Adopted by Atlantis/Shanghai Analysis

This chapter gives an overview of several key features of the society that relies on nanotechnology. It reveals that objects produced by technology are extremely light and will usually float in the air. Because nanotechnology works with building...

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