Re: Instrumented toilet seats

From: Ross A. Finlayson (
Date: Fri Jul 21 2000 - 15:42:31 MDT

Ross A. Finlayson wrote:

> Yet, unless one is building things for the
> government ala high-speed low target offset tolerance research testbed
> rockets and thus being paid in the name of that budget, or is otherwise in
> the military, it doesn't do the country any good.

That statement I would qualify. It is certain that the Army Corps of Engineers'
constructs are vital in the water management and other issues of the interior,
and some other military projects benefit society, if only as research and
development that saturates into the private sector.

Research and development spending is the most salient predictor of economic


Ross Andrew Finlayson
Finlayson Consulting
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