Re: NEWS: From Genes to Difference Engines

From: Ken Clements (
Date: Fri Apr 14 2000 - 21:55:18 MDT

Robert Bradbury wrote:

> One interesting
> question would be, "How small would the Babbage Difference
> Engine and Printer be if you could build them out of atomic
> scale components?"
> Robert

A few years ago I remarked to Ralph Merkle "You keep saying that no one
will ever really build a computer out of nano rod logic, but I suspect
that at some point in the future a museum staff will do so to see if it
would have worked."


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