RE: ply to Grant

From: Grant Callaghan (
Date: Wed Feb 13 2002 - 15:41:31 GMT

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    >There are ways the population could go up by several orders of
    >magantude. The trick we have been doing to keep most of us out of war is
    >life support technology running ahead of population
    >growth. Nanotechnology, which might get here in the nick of time, would
    >allow moving most of the population into space where (with nanotech) it is
    >easy to build at least 1000 times the area of the earth.
    I agree it's physically possible, but timewise, I don't think it's probable.
      I even think Niven's Ringworld is possible. But we only have a couple or
    three decades to turn things around and more people seem to be fighting the
    benefits of technology than embracing them.

    I see interesting times acomin'.


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