Revolution algorithm #1

week 1:
1 person has idea.
week 2:
1 person shares idea with 1 other person: 5 minute in-person, email, or telephone investment. Now 2 people know about idea.
week 3:
2 people with idea (they don’t have to think idea is good–they just know about idea) each share idea with 1 other person. Now 4 people know about idea.
week 4:
4 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 8 people know about idea.
week 5:
8 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 16 people know about idea.
week 6:
16 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 32 people know about idea.
week 7:
32 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 64 people know about idea.
week 8:
64 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 128 people know about idea.
week 9:
128 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 256 people know about idea.
week 10:
256 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 512 people know about idea.
week 11:
512 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 1024 people know about idea.
week 12:
1024 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 2048 people know about idea.
week 13:
2048 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 4096 people know about idea.
week 14:
4096 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 8192 people know about idea.
week 15:
8192 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 16,384 people know about idea.
week 16:
16,384 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 32,768 people know about idea.
week 17:
32,768 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 65,536 people know about idea.
week 18:
65,536 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 131,072 people know about idea.
week 19:
131,072 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 262,144 people know about idea.
week 20:
262,144 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 524,288 people know about idea.
week 21:
524,288 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 1,048,576 people know about idea.
week 22:
1,048,576 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 2,097,152 people know about idea.
week 23:
2,097,152 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 4,194,304 people know about idea.
week 24:
4,194,304 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 8,388,608 people know about idea.
week 25:
8,388,608 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 16,777,216 people know about idea.
week 26:
16,777,216 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 33,554,432 people know about idea.
week 27:
33,554,432 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 67,108,864 people know about idea.
week 28:
67,108,864 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 134,217,728 people know about idea.
week 29:
134,217,728 people with idea each share idea with 1 other person. Now 268,435,456 people know about idea.

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s0007.pdf

Total U.S. population as of 2010, all ages: 308,746,000

From Stamp Act of 1765 to Treaty of Paris with Great Britain in 1783, approximately 936 weeks.

Does anybody have 5 minutes a week that they care spare for the next 29 weeks?

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