Re: $N, a test of imagination

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Thu, 5 Aug 1999 08:58:44 -0700 (PDT)

$1 Cup of coffee
$10 Lunch
$1 Hundred A good date
$1 Thousand A good 10/20 hold'em game
$1 Million Start a small business
$1 Billion Start a small country
$1 Trillion Start a small moon colony
$1 Quadrillion Build space trade infrastructure
$1 Pentillion Colonize the asteroid belt
$1 Sextillion Build circumsolar ring
$1 Septillion Build Dyson sphere
$1 Octillion Colonize neighboring stars
$1 Nonillion Begin exploring galaxy
$1 Decillion Colonize stable energy-efficient stars

???			Re-engineer other stars for our use
???			Reorganize galaxy for our use
???			Build circumgalactic ring
???			Begin galactic Dyson Sphere
???			Begin intergalactic exploration
	. . .

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