Re: COMPUTERS; Quantum Computers

The Low Willow (
Thu, 26 Dec 1996 12:49:55 -0800 (PST)

On Dec 26, 2:13pm, Anders Sandberg wrote:

} But it might be a rather limited micromanipulator, since most likely the
} state will be stored as electron spins or atomic excitations, not
} anything like molecular structures. Still, it might form an useful
} interface to nanotech.

No no! We still need Drexler (or just Feynman) tech to build things,
including more quantum computers. The QC would work small. Efficient
transmutation, e.g. (Cold fusion would just be a trivial application.)

I need to read many more articles.

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

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