Re: Near-Term Scenarios -- Nanotech

GBurch1 (
Sat, 23 May 1998 09:48:18 EDT

In a message dated 98-05-20 21:34:34 EDT, Dan Clemmensen wrote:

> > Real Simple:
> > thread
> Thread is a soft composite constructed from several different atomic types.
> I rank it as complex, if made solely by nano. It's simpler if you add a
> small but macro-scale thread spinner at the end of your nano-scale
> production
> line, but by my rules (which I just made up) you then have to add the
> complexity
> of the thread spinner.
> > fabric
> Made from thread. medium-complex. must add a macro scale loom. see above.
> > rods
> Real Simple. Yes.

I meant diamonoid thread . . .

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