Re: The Singularity and Nanotechnology

Twirlip of Greymist (
Sat, 28 Sep 1996 19:22:23 -0700 (PDT)

On Sep 28, 10:01pm, "Dr. Rich Artym" wrote:

} I wonder though, is there anyone else on the list besides Lyle that
} doesn't believe that MNT will achieve the bulk of the things that are
} being predicted for it? It would be good to know --- it might save us

I've expressed skepticism in response to the messianic MNT fervor
expressed by some, including you, I thought on both lists, some time
ago. "Drextech." Certainly doubt as to whether useful general
assemblers will be achieved 'soon'. I don't have any strong arguments
to drag out, just a concern as to whether the engineering problems might
turn out to be much more difficult than expected.

Merry part,
-xx- Damien R. Sullivan X-) <*>

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