Tue, 04 Feb 2003 16:49:33 GMT

From Nanotechnology's Sidelines, One More Warning. An 80-page illustrated manifesto called “The Big Down,” is an elaborate effort to generate alarm about the perils of nanotechnology.  [New York Times: Technology] … Oh, please. The perils of nanotechnology are miniscule… (sorry, sorry, sorry but it had to be said!). [[ t e c h n o c u l t u r e ]]

danger will robinson, danger. these are interesting bits of public outcry, but they do not seem to have any generalizable effect. In short, I posit that no one cares about science and technology beyond the appliance value anymore.