Do we have any ideas about:
a) The sort of architectures that will be needed to support nanotech; will 32-bit, 64-bit, 128-bit or whatever be required? Will 16-bits be enough?
b) What sort of architectures will nanotech reasonably make available to us, 64-bit, 256-bit, whatever? Presumably so as to be able to access massive storage?
I am ignoring here that massive parallelism and dynamic networking will almost certainly be involved, and looking at the basic computing processor.
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