Re: A True Hero

From: Max More (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 17:48:09 MST

At 02:55 PM 2/13/01, you wrote:

>The article is about James Kent, a graduate student
>who wrote a gene assembly program called GigAssembler.
> His program allowed the public Human Genome Project
>to beat by three days the private effort by Celera.

??? The public effort did *not* beat Celera's effort. Celera finished ahead
with a higher quality sequencing. That's why major companies and
institutions (such as the entire University of California system) are
paying big money for the data.


Max More, or
President, Extropy Institute.
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