George DysonGeorge is a historian of technology whose interests range from the development (and redevelopment) of the Aleut kayak to the evolution of digital computing, telecommunications, and nuclear bomb-propelled space exploration. Dyson, who lives in Bellingham, Wash., divides his time between building boats and writing books. He consideres himself a follower of Nathaniel bishop, who, while paddling a paper kayak to the Gulf of Mexico from Quebec in 1874, urged his audience at Princeton University to "seek in his friendly canoe that relief which nature offers to the tired brain. Let him go into the wilderness and live close to his Creator by studying his works."
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Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata
In an era of increasingly self-reproducing goods, we can suffer a declining economy while still producing more stuff than people can consume.
In Retrospect from MAKE: 17: Lost Knowledge page 182