Re: A Challenge To All Extropians

ChuckKuecker (
Mon, 18 May 1998 18:17:21 -0500

At 01:10 PM 5/18/98 -0700, you wrote:

>As Robin Hanson pointed out, the vaccine against such a transition is to
gain a
>share in the means of production. This could be anything from owning a
small farm
>to operating a small desktop manufacturing facility. I hesitate to say
>financial investment would provide an adequate vaccine in the face of
>hyper-liquidity of the market. Currencies might fluctuate so wildly that
all your
>investments could dry up before you knew what hit you.

Well, I will continue to amass equipment and tools that might enable me to
carve a niche for myself until I can get my hands on an assembler.. I have
a fair machine shop now, including high vacuum equipment and a scanning
electron microscope..

Chuck Kuecker