(“Last year I was remarkably inaccurate in my predictions.
As a result, this year I highly recommend that you make no stock
purchases based on my 1999 forecasts.”–John Taschek)
In 1998 Extreme Linux showed that a supercomputer can be made
out of commodity hardware and a free operating system. But no one
controls the export of this technology, so there’s nothing to stop
those undesirables from getting their hands on it. The result:
There will be new bills regulating technology export.