[ExI] simulation as an improvement over reality
jonkc at bellsouth.net
Sat Dec 25 18:46:30 UTC 2010
On Dec 24, 2010, at 6:26 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Spike, we *did* discuss strange matter life way back, including
> possibility of life near Planck scale.
> It seems our collective list memory has got a case of Alzheimer's...
I wrote this to the list on January 8 1996:
I remember hearing speculation about femtomachines that operated at a scale of 10^-15m . The idea was to build things with strangelet quark structures. Unfortunately I don't see how this could work, objects would not be rigid, and you can't build machines with a liquid. There is little more I can say on
that subject because unlike nanotechnology, building things on this scale would require a scientific breakthrough and they are inherently unpredictable.
John K Clark
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