Re: An Extropian Nation ??!

Anders Sandberg (
Thu, 19 Jun 1997 11:37:53 +0200 (MET DST)

Damien Broderick writes:
> I've already staked my claim to 16 Psyche! I like its 5 year orbit.

On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Eric Watt Forste wrote:
> Something in orbit around Jupiter might be nice too. Nick Szabo made a
> nice argument (involving the extraction of energy from Jupiter's intense,
> rotating, magnetic field) that Jupiter may well be the industrial capital
> of the solar system for a long time to come.

I agree. I stake a claim to Amalthea, I want to build a
tether-generator there (and to find out what that green stuff on the
slopes is). If there is no life on Europa, I suggest that we seed it
(shades of Schismatrix?).

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y