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November 22nd, 2006

Predicting the Future

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CRN doesn't claim to predict the future, of course. In fact, we'll readily say that by the time personal nanofactories are actually produced, they may be quite different in appearance and function from today's expectations. Rather than trying to get all the specifics exactly right, our focus is on raising awareness of the probability that general-purpose precise exponential manufacturing will have astounding and potentially disruptive impacts on society and the environment, and on trying to stimulate effective and responsible preparation.

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