Someone at the Pentagon read Shockwave Rider over the weekend
ericm at lne.com
Tue Jul 29 09:27:59 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 08:48:11AM -0500, Jamie Lawrence wrote:
> WASHINGTON - The Pentagon (news - web sites) is setting up
> a stock-market style system in which investors would bet
> on terror attacks, assassinations and other events in the
> Middle East. Defense officials hope to gain intelligence
> and useful predictions while investors who guessed right
> would win profits.
Jim Bell should have applied for a DARPA grant!
(check out this and other programs at http://www.darpa.mil/iao/programs.htm)
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