'An inevitable by-product of the quantum generator is complete control of matter at the atomic level. Within a few years, because they are more useful, lead and copper cost twice as much as gold.' —Arthur C. Clarke

Created by gwern on 2010-10-26; known on 2016-01-01; judged wrong by gwern on 2016-01-01.

  • gwern estimated 0% on 2010-10-26
  • saturn estimated 0% on 2012-03-28
  • gwern  judged this prediction wrong on 2016-01-01.

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