S.NET/Day 3-This is Jürgen Altmann’s respnse to MBF’s comment:
I find this assertion about a nanotechnological arms race not being a
bad thing fairly dangerous.
There is still the possibility of nation-state war. The author is correct in stating that it would be counter-productive, but still these nations prepare for war. We have an on-going arms race […]
S.NET/Day 2–Minutes ago Jürgen Altmann wrapped up his morning presentation of scenarios of the future of military nanotechnoscience: sobering, to put it mildly. In particular, his discussion of the enhancement of autonomous combat vehicles and micro-robots, brain-computer interface technologies and modified soldier biochemistry; his contention that US spending presently represents 80-90% of world-wide funding […]