[SEQ RERUN] Total Nano Domination

by MinibearRex1 min read27th Nov 2012No comments


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Today's post, Total Nano Domination was originally published on 27 November 2008. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):


If you get a small advantage in nanotechnology, that might not be enough to take over the world. But if you use that small advantage in nanotechnology to gain a major advancement in bots, you could gain an extraordinary amount of power very fast.

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This post is part of the Rerunning the Sequences series, where we'll be going through Eliezer Yudkowsky's old posts in order so that people who are interested can (re-)read and discuss them. The previous post was Engelbart: Insufficiently Recursive, and you can use the sequence_reruns tag or rss feed to follow the rest of the series.

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