Re: non nanotech assemblers

ChuckKuecker (
Mon, 4 May 1998 10:18:08 -0500 (CDT)

At 11:11 5/4/98 +0200, you wrote:
>Yes, a macroscopic assembler (even a limited one) would likely be very
>useful. I'm quite interested in the work done by Klaus Lackner and
>Christopher Wendt (see in
>how a hive of robots could build a growing solar cell plant.
>Still, the comments about nanoassemblers made by John K Clark are
>reasonable; they avoid a lot of the problems inherent in macroscopic

Isn't this the way all new technology is developed? Incremental progress -
we won't have true nanotech full-blown, any more than we got automobiles
until the machines were developed to make production possible..

Chuck Kuecker