Re: a free replication economy (was: A Challenge To All

Dan Clemmensen (
Tue, 28 Apr 1998 20:52:34 -0400

James Rogers wrote:
> This was my point. Even if all material products are produced by nanotech
> assembly and work eliminated by high levels of automation, energy will have
> value in any quantity, although larger and larger quantities will be
> preferred as technology driven demand increases. An obvious transition
> with the advent of strong nanotech is from a strongly material-based/weakly
> energy-based economy to one that is strongly energy-based with only minor
> emphasis on materials.
But matter is convertable to energy. Just use nanotech to build a "Mister Fusion."