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you can forget ever seeing it on the market

BWAH!

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Feb 2nd, 2010 at 02:56:56 PM EST
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Off the top of my head and based on decades -- Yes! decades -- of experience ;-) ...

A start-up could whip it out in about 2 years at a funding of ~$100 million.  $2 million for development, $10 million to get from Engineering Prototype to Product in the stores, and $88 million to fight-off the patent lawyers at IBM.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Tue Feb 2nd, 2010 at 03:31:12 PM EST
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88 super-large. You got that right.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Feb 2nd, 2010 at 03:36:08 PM EST
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