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Why Dr. Tobin's big idea should remain buried

Traders Magazine, February 2010

Dan Mathisson

There are few things sadder than the big idea born too early. We all know the story: A flash of brilliance is followed by years of public ridicule and frustration, the unrecognized genius eventually dying alone and penniless. Years later, the big idea is dusted off and re-examined, but this time, it's embraced, and we get the satisfaction of seeing the inventor's name belatedly join the pantheon of genius to which it rightfully belonged.

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