[FoRK] Claim Chowder - How Many iPads Sold in 2010?

Lorin Rivers lrivers at mosasaur.com
Fri Jan 21 14:19:10 PST 2011

I love that idea. Put your money where your mouth is!

On Jan 21, 2011, at 16:12 , Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:

> Hi Gordon,
> On Jan 21, 2011, at 1:23 PM, Gordon Mohr wrote:
>> Nice job of betting your passionate conviction. I really thought by having the number above even the most bullish professional analysts – one of whom (unquoted by Gruber) had predicted about 13 million through mid-2011 – I was safe.
> Just goes to show that being a professional isn't always whats its cracked up to be. -)
>> Still, I love the iPad and am happy to be wrong.
> :-)
>> And, let this be an example to those often making gloomy-but-untestable-and-unbacked predictions (cough, *Beberg*, cough) – it's not really hard or painful to get tangible on the record.
> I often fantasize about a world where every pundit was required to wage real money on every public prediction they made, with comprehensive tracking and ratings.
> I am still amazed that financial analysts are *not* formally tracked in that manner...
> -- Ernie P.
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