Re: poly: The singleton hypothesis

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Tue Jun 16 1998 - 07:27:04 PDT ("Nick Bostrom") writes:
>Peter C. McCluskey wrote:
>> >What if you have another nanomachine that eats enemy plastic, and
>> >another that destroys glass?
>> Where would a glass-eating nanomachine get the energy needed to do
>> its job?
>(Notice that I said glass-destroying, not glass-eating!) For example,
>they could carry a small pack of high-energy molecules with

 In that case their ability to reproduce in the field will be pretty
limited, which means you need to clarify how they are going to be delivered
in order to tell whether they are as effective as today's weapons.
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Received on Tue Jun 16 14:43:57 1998

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