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"Heralding a potential new era in biology, scientists for the first time have created a synthetic cell, completely controlled by man-made genetic instructions, researchers at the private J. Craig Venter Institute announced Thursday.""
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- the cost of maintaining a system built by a bright young person who lacks experience and knowledge
- the cost of maintaining a system built by someone who doesn't know when to clear their mind and think a little more about a problem
- the cost of maintaining a system built by someone who doesn't know when to incorporate already implemented software packages/api's/tools
That's good. I'm tired of finishing before my video player can render the first frame.
That failure leads to success is hard coded into the Scientific method.
Part of success is being wrong, facing it, and adjusting your assumptions to fit the facts.