It all sounds good except the statement, “need better design software”. Isn’t that the cornerstone of these dreams? Isn’t that fairly fundamental for this realm? How about some new software paradigms to attack the “need better design software” challenge? Who are we waiting for? Do we know what we are waiting for? Do we know why we don’t have the better software? Are we looking in the right places? Do we understand the problem? Don’t tell me it’s about HPC speed.
[...] who sees us sharing our world with machine intelligences more powerful than human brains, and Eric Drexler, with his vision of molecular manufacturing reducing the production cost of all goods to more or [...]