[ExI] Progress toward Drexler style Nanotechnology

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 09:27:05 UTC 2018

Without self-replication it's not yet Drexlerian nanotech, but certainly an
important milestone.

On 2018. Jan 21., Sun at 10:21, Giulio Prisco <giulio at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for sharing, this looks super interesting. If the article is
> paywalled, download via sci-hub (I think current working url is sci-hub.tw
> ).
> On 2018. Jan 20., Sat at 19:18, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The cover story in the journal Science that came out yesterday (Jan 19
>> 2018) is about a 25-nanometer-long robotic arm that can move things with
>> 2.5 nanometer precise that is at least five orders of magnitude faster than
>> anything made before. The authors say in addition to constructing stuff the
>> arm could be used as mechanical memory just as in Babbage’s 19th century
>> Analytical Engine, only about a billion times smaller.
>> I think anyone can get to this page but you may need to login to read the
>> article itself:
>> http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6373/279.full
>> John K Clark
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