Subject: Re: ok, FSBs created schwag; now bet the farm on something better
From: Zimran Ahmed <>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 07:29:20 -0700 (PDT)

> This isn't historically true. Historically, all of
> the major research labs
> have amply paid for themselves (and yielded high
> returns, even). The problem

i would have to take issue with this, or at least ask
for some proof. innovation often benefits someone
other than the company (or lab) doing the innovating.
Xerox Parc is the prototypical example, but there are
many others. Where are you getting your information


human interaction over the next 25 years:

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