Re: NANO: _Forbes_ cover story

From: Tiberius Gracchus (
Date: Sun Jul 15 2001 - 07:45:14 MDT

On Sun, 15 Jul 2001 00:48:45 -0500, you wrote:

>The latest issue of _Forbes_ has a cover story on nanotech.
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>From the caption to this article:
"Scientists are re-creating our world in the realm of the intensely
tiny. The potential payoff: denser hard drives, smaller chips, better

Why does providing better hard drives even belong in the same sentence
as "better medicine"? This is a perfect example of why capitalism
will probably take a long long time to do the things we need to have
done in order to stay alive.

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