[extropy-chat] The Dawn of Personalized Medicine

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Apr 7 09:44:21 UTC 2004

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 12:33:29AM -0700, Hal Finney wrote:

> Yes, or he might have invested in other 1960s era semiconductor
> companies, like Amelco, or Shockley, or Intersil, or Rheem, which had
> the distinction of being the first semiconductor company to be sued
> over stolen intellectual property.  Hindsight is easy.  But even if Mr.
> Always On had known that Moore's Law would be good for another 40+ years,
> he could still have lost money.

Ditto nanotechnology (let's limit that to molecular circuitry, or molecular
memory, even).

It is not at all obvious who's going to pull it off first. There are way too
many candidates, and not enough of play money to spread around. 

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