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April 19th, 2004

Describing nanotech risks

Chris Phoenix: I recently had a conversation with someone who was enthusiastic about nanotech in the abstract, and had studied computer science, but hadn't thought a lot about the implications of advanced nanotech manufacturing. The idea that it might have a downside was new to him. When you introduce new people to advanced nanotech, how do you give them a sense of its implications?

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