Re: Feynman prize in 3-4 years?

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Sun Jul 23 2000 - 21:26:32 MDT

In a rash of enthusiasm, I said...
> > I would be very surprised if Mitre doesn't produce a molecular computer
> > and win the Feynman Prize within the next 3-4 years. I'd be even more
> > surprised if HP/IBM/Lucent do not demonstrate prototype molecular computers
> > within the next 3-8 years.

Then on Sun, 23 Jul 2000, Chris Hibbert wrote:
> You are a Foresight Senior Associate, aren't you? If so, you should invest
> some money in the Foresight Idea Futures market so you can publicly stand
> behind your prediction and make some money on it. Senior Associates can
> join the market by sending money to the Foresight office. So far, all
> the people who have joined have done so at one of the face-to-face
> gatherings, but we've recently decided to allow people to join anytime.

Oh oh. Someone calling my cards... Yes, I'm an SA. Most of my pennies
are allocated for shorter term requirements at this time. I may reconsider
after this fall's nanotech conference if Mitre seems any closer.


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