"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> Technotranscendence wrote:
> > While it might seem kind of a waste of a lot of resouces, what do people on
> > this list think of building planets? Sans or with nanotech?
> Ugh! Why not just set fire to your mass and be done with it?
Depends on what one would want to do with the planet. Besides, we're
all *on* one now, aren't we? And the same one, to boot.
That said, I'd rather build dyson spheres than planets, except maybe as
a temporary measure (say, extensively modify Venus and Mars to be near
term large non-Earth habitats - one could probably do this much faster
than building a space station that could hold the same number of
people, especially with rotating the station to provide a 1 g field).
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