Re: Goo prophylaxis

Damien Broderick (
Fri, 22 Aug 1997 01:33:18 +0000

At 04:59 PM 8/21/97 +0200, Anders replied to my silly post:

>> My God, Anders, that's it! We must forestall the goo problem with sex!

>Hmm, I still think you have a point. Maybe we should let our
>nanosystems have sex occasionally to gain better immunity for
>themselves or their descendant systems from nanoinfections.

>Pedigree toasters?

No, wild toasters, surely. Louche toasters with a roguish gleam in their
eye. Toasters with hybrid vigour. Surely the pedigreed kind will lose out
in the contest, effete and over-refined as they are? Damned mewling feeble
white-bread toasters...

Damien Broderick