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re: Why legislative mandates of engineering goals are a bad--and even dangerous--idea
Carl_S   7/23/2010 4:09:56 PM
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A related concept is the "Pentium mentality", the notion that any technology will drop in price next year. You don't need to explain why the price will come down; it just happens. Many people use that rule to explain why electric cars and solar cells will be commonplace soon, when it is obvious that they are way too expensive to be practical.

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