Re: Hofstadter Symposium [was Re: it was all a gag]

From: Gina Miller (
Date: Sat Oct 07 2000 - 21:04:10 MDT

I know this is a delayed reaction, but, filtering thru the old email box
Just a clarification Spike, there was only one Nanocon and it was in
February of 1989 here in Seattle Wa. hosted by the Seattle Area
Nanotechnology Study Group(Drexler was a guest speaker). Then, Foresight had
it's first meeting 8 months later in Oct. of 89 in Palo Alto.

Spike wrote:
> What impressed me is how extropian notions have gone mainstream in
> just 10 years. Consider the first west coast nanocon, hosted by the
> K. Eric. There were I think a couple hundred of us there in Palo
> Alto in [I think] 1990, the way out on the edge types, the dreamers.
> But at yesterday's Nerdstock I saw perhaps a couple thousand all
> together if you include all the people who wanted to get in and couldnt.
> What do you suppose it will look like in another 10 yrs? I predict
> we will all choose subspecialties in the loose collection of ideas we
> now discuss in extropians. spike

Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
Nanotechnology Industries
"Nanotechnology: Solutions for the future."

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