Friday, 8 June 2007

‘Sir, stop making those preposterous and fraudulent claims at your investors… If you continue I’ll throw you in Jail.’

Supreme Court Judge, 1913, when Lee D Forest told his shareholders that his company (RCA) would soon be able to transmit voice across the Atlantic.

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‘Bollocks! It’s not even science fiction. It’s fucking madness.

The UK’s Chief Scientist retort when I told him that an average US Marine core will be able to swarm and run at Olympic sprint speeds for 15 minutes at a time by 2025.
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