Re: JOIN: Ralph's Intro

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Sat Oct 23 2004 - 22:42:53 MDT

At 10:35 PM 10/23/2004 -0400, Ralph Cerchione wrote:

>I suppose I may be the oldest SL4 on the list.

Hahahahahaha! If only! (Welcome, Ralph!)

>As a nine-year old kid...
>By the time I was twelve
>between 1979 and 1982 or so...

And, the boring years long after the poignantly strange fifties and
delicious sixties... :)

>I can't really think of any proper nanotech
>(assemblers and all) floating around in the popular culture before Drexler's

Depends what you were reading. Stanislaw Lem's hive machines in THE
INVINCIBLE (Polish 1964; English 1973) came close.

Damien Broderick

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