Re: poly: Re: the economics of transition to nanotech

From: anton sherwood <>
Date: Sat Jan 08 2000 - 23:02:35 PST

Damien Broderick wrote:
> . . . . My question was: who will invest
> heavily in developing a magic mill that makes copies of itself for free?

Those who care more for absolute wealth than for relative wealth.
Is there any way to estimate how many such people are active investors?

In another of my fora someone has been pointing out that most software
development is done for in-house use rather than for sale. So another
possibility is that nano gets invented as a side-effect of attacking
some other problem.

"How'd ya like to climb this high without no mountain?" --Porky Pine
Anton Sherwood  *\\* +1 415 267 0685 *\\*
Received on Sat Jan 8 23:03:13 2000

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