Re: from 6 billion to 500 million: how?

From: stencil (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 11:29:18 MST

On Thu, 1 Feb 2001 06:10:04 -0700,
in extropians-digest V6 #32
Spike Jones <>

>> Mars direct approach would take decades to build up that kind of
>> presence and civilization on Mars. - samantha
>Of course. What I am proposing is not to reproduce earth civilization
>on Mars. This is a long-after-nano kind of task. What I have in mind
>is much more modest: preserving an example of earth-based life in
>the event that Bill Joy is right: that we get nano and it gets away from
>us and slays everything on the planet.
Couldn't this be accomplished by incrementally cacheing
dewars of IQF sperm'n'eggs in orbit around, or on the far
side of, the Moon? Sorta tenuously parallel with what
Alcor's currently doing.

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