I have now finished reviewing all 180 essays for the contest and appreciate your contribution to this competition.
I have been thoroughly impressed at the breadth, depth and quality of the ideas represented in this contest. In true academic spirit, if you have not yet reviewed my essay, I invite you to do so and leave your comments.
You can find the latest version of my essay here:
(sorry if the fqxi web site splits this url up, I haven't figured out a way to not make it do that).
May the best essays win!
paul at borrill dot com