....to invest and make money! Well, by reading all these posts, whether positive or negative, you can be frozen in place as to making a decision.
Now, when you hear about someone holding a stock, which represents a disruptive technology, for years upon years and making a huge return, be reminded that he or she had to sit through many years with someone disparaging the advancement over and over again and casting doubt upon doubt.
The hardest period of time is right before earnings when people start posting whom you have never heard of. They have a purpose...they have an agenda. Do not be frightened out of your position.
Disruptive Technologies change a lot more than the reason they exist. They require people to find new jobs, force them to get additional training, give up their old ways...in fact...they are forced to relearn what they have been doing for 20 years or more and they are doing that kicking and screaming (as evidenced by some posts). It's not pretty, but that's the result of new technology.
Yes you are quite right - it takes time to gain proficiency in any skill, even in laproscopic surgery, perhaps especially laproscopic. Robotic surgery is no different in this respect.
This learning curve scare is just the latest tactic of the nay sayers. It looks very damaging at first sight but is no more important than the learning curve of laproscopic - perhaps is not even as difficult as robotics is intuitive not counter intuitive like laproscopic.
It might frieghten off some less well informed patients, but I guess not the professional surgeons or intellegent patients. And the truth will surface very quickly. The frauds like Dr Hu will be shown up what they are.
There is no more disreputable half truth than the totally flawed report from Dr Hu who seems to have his own agenda. Is it possible that he was rejected form a robotics training course- just a thought.
This week looks like the last stand of the nay sayers.