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> Has anyone thought about the development in organic computer technology that
> is being worked in labs?  Computer circuits that are self repairing.  Kind of
> a combination between neural nets and processors.  They've already put a tiny
> chip into a cell, with the terribly slow rate that space advancements are
> doing (at least the manned ones), this technology could be up and running
> before we ever leave for the nearest star.  That way, you don't have to make
> chips with equipment and such, you can grow them.  They would also presumably
> last longer than silicon as well as grow and work better.  Just a thought.
I don't see that being useful directly, but who knows.
My favorite new thing is the design of a all plastic transistor, plastic
and plastic solder.

> Mike Pfeifer

"We do not inherit our time on this planet from our parents...
 We borrow it from our children."
The Lagging edge of technology: