Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
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1/20/10
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@LittleDragon: Very true! The modern evil genius knows the value of outsourcing, going virtual, and succeeding through insanely complex but digital instruments that no one can really understand. This is why Dr. Drakken failed: he kept building lairs, buying giant lasers, etc., when all he needed to destroy the world Read more

1/20/10
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@Chip Overclock: It doesn't work just for futurists. The rules are easiest to apply in that field because it's impossible to be proved wrong at the time. Unless you predict something that's already happened— and even then, our tendency to trust certainty can give the speaker just enough time to make a clean getaway.