Re: non nanotech assemblers

Anders Sandberg (
04 May 1998 12:17:46 +0200

John K Clark <> writes:

> 1) The parts a macroscopic assembler uses would be very expensive, the parts
> that Nanotechnology uses, atoms, are very cheap.

Well, that depends on if your assembler uses prefabricated parts like
lego-blocks, or if it is something that uses (say) sand.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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