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1999-02-24:

..Commission calls for "Silicon Continent"

    A presidential commission recommends doubling federal R&D spending
    over the next five years [1] (free registration and cookie required).
    Bill Joy of Sun Microsystems provided the headline-grabbing sound
    byte: "What we need to create is a Silicon Continent, not just Sil-
    icon Valley." If we do it'll put Siliconia [2] right out of business.

    [1] http://www.nytimes.com/library/tech/99/02/biztech/articles/24...
    [2] http://tbtf.com/siliconia.html

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