If you are not familiar with Theranos then you were under a rock for a while. It was the company that was going to change how did bloodwork forever. Nope. You can watch any documentary on it from your subscription channel of choice to see the whole story. The amount of money that was poured into this company was ungodly. But it never was a real thing. Now she is under investigation for fraud and the woman who dressed like Steve Jobs is going to claim insanity:
This week, Judge Edward Davila of the US District Court for the Northern District of California granted federal prosecutors the ability to have Holmes examined by two experts — a psychologist and a psychiatrist — over two consecutive days and for no more than 14 hours combined. The ruling comes after Holmes’ defense team previously notified the government of intent to “introduce expert evidence relating to a mental disease or defect or any other mental condition of the defendant bearing on … the issue of guilt,” according to the filing.
Sorry, Elizabeth, every inventor or innovator is crazy so there is nothing special about you. ADD, Bipolar, and on and on. They all have it. Many of these people have committed suicide over the years. But here is the thing: they don’t lie the whole time. They have to have an idea to be an innovator. There needs to be substance. You didn’t have that.
They say that the only difference between insanity and genius is success. And, Elizabeth, you failed.