Re: poly: Absolute vs relative wealth

From: Damien Broderick <>
Date: Thu Jan 13 2000 - 19:29:47 PST

At 04:40 PM 13/01/00 -0800, David Brin wrote:

>Question is then raised. What if repro success gains an entirely different
>dimension in the context of nanoassemblers? If the 1st innovators get a
>chance to somehow clone copies of themselves into the 1st wave of
>successful nanites......

I believe Robin Hanson explored this topic fairly comprehensively in his
paper `If Uploads Come First'. (Sorry, can't find the damned url.)

Damien Broderick
Received on Thu Jan 13 19:29:01 2000

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