Re: virus: Beginnings

David McFadzean (
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 19:28:52 -0700

> From: Vicki Rosenzweig <>
> Date: Tuesday, February 11, 1997 11:26 AM
> I wandered in here via a game. "Idea Futures" was a funny-money
> proof-of-concept to allow people to bet on whether we thought
> certain events were likely. The original idea was to hedge scientific
> and technological predictions. Somehow, the Web site for that led
> me to the Church of Virus (I think via David McFadzean's page, but
> I can't swear to that).

My home page does indeed have prominent links to both Virus and
the latest incarnation of IF called Foresight Exchange
( BTW, look for Virus Doctrine Futures
(VDF) coming soon to a web site near you (I kid you not).

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus