In the future, with nanotechnology data will be stored on atom sized chips. This will create space for duplicates of storage, but an easier capacity to become lost for due to it's physical compact size. Gina
>In a message dated 5/29/99 8:25:12 AM Central Daylight Time,
>> This does not imply that the actual knowledge is lost - just that the
>> know-how to make the knowledge into product is missing. The field-effect
>> transistor was known in the early years of the 20th century as a
>> possibility, to physicists, as was nuclear fission, but until the
>> infrastructure developed to make either viable, they remained dreams.
>this is an interesting point.. I'm wondering that with the advent of full
>blown nanotech will this argument go away?
Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
"Nanotechnology: solutions for the future."