A $48,000 Macintosh computer

I want one, but I’ll have to wait for the price to drop just a little bit…and I’m confident that the price will plummet in the next few years. It’s really just a stock Mac, but it has something special on it: a copy of your very own genome sequence. The whole thing. Oooh.

Give it a few years, and the price of sequencing your genome will drop to a few thousand dollars, and then below a thousand…and then I’ll be going for it. Unfortunately, at those prices they probably won’t throw in a new computer with it.