michael from the take-notes-iridium dept.
codejunkie writes: "Check out this story from the Baltimore Sun. Apparently
the middies were laughed at when they proposed a budget satellite for 50K. Boeing said it couldn't be done and gave them 250K. Well now they can build five more because the smart minds on the bay have built one."
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support
rather than illumination.