Bleeding Edge

by Mike Masnick

Self Replicating Machine Guru Interview

from the replicate-this dept

Someone anonymous writes in with "This is an interview with Adrian Bowyer who's researching into making a self replicating machine that will also make any household object that we ask it to. Because they're self replicating they'll be really cheap and he's going to release the plans free anyway." Sounds great, but might be a bit optimistic. We've heard of similar efforts before, so until we see it in action, it might pay to be a bit skeptical. Plus, where's someone complaining about the whole "gray goo" stuff? Isn't that required with any talk about self-replicating machines?

Reader Comments

Subscribe: RSS

View by: Time | Thread

Add Your Comment

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here
Get Techdirt’s Daily Email
Use markdown for basic formatting. HTML is no longer supported.
  Save me a cookie
Follow Techdirt
Techdirt Gear
Shop Now: I Invented Email
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads
Essential Reading
Techdirt Deals
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads
Techdirt Insider Chat
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads
Recent Stories
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads


Email This

This feature is only available to registered users. Register or sign in to use it.