On Fri, 28 Aug 1998 17:20:35 -0400 Doug Bailey <Doug.Bailey@ey.com> writes:
>The stated goal of NTDC is to develop a "Molecular Assembler" -- a
>microscopic device capable of self-replication and programmable atomic
>precision chemistry for use in molecular manufacturing, starting with
>NTDC's "Top Down" approach, "Fractal Shape Shifting Robots"
>capable of scaling down to the molecular realm. Near term first
>generation Robot applications include programmed heavy construction,
>without traditional labor.
Ah, Joe Michael rears his head. :( This fellow is
one of the primary *opponents* of molecular
manufacturing, IIUC. How he keeps getting so
much attention is a mystery (the "Nanocomputer
Dream Team" seems to have been quite
successfully sidetracked by including him).
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