Re: Santa's Workshop Details

From: Dani Eder (
Date: Fri Apr 12 2002 - 12:40:57 MDT

> Are there any hard figures on what kind of
> matter/energy consumption a
> general assembly macrofactory would entail? My gut
> instinct is that a
> factory designed to build anything (within bounds)
> would be more
> inefficient, due to the large design space.
Take a look at the work being done by MIT on
"3D printers":

This device goes a long way towards being
a "Santa Class" fabricator.


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