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Employment Agreement - HPL Laboratories Inc. and Ita Geva

                                [HPL LETTERHEAD]

April 3, 2000

Mrs. Ita Geva

Dear Ita,

This letter is to formalize our offer of employment to you at Heuristic Physics
Laboratories, Inc. HPL is a rapidly growing company and offers good
opportunities for professional growth to persons with good background,
creativity and motivation. I trust that you will bring a significant
contribution to HPL and that you and the company will benefit from this new

Our offer is as follows:
Position            :   Chief Financial Officer.
Salary              :   $100,000  per year paid bi-weekly.
Bonus               :   20% of the basic salary, Based on Annual performance 
                        and objectives to be developed every year.
Start date          :   April 3, 2000

In this position, you are entitled to the following benefits; please see
in-closed information for further clarification:

1.       Health Insurance             -   covered by LIFEGUARD
2.       Dental Insurance             -   covered by DELTA
3.       401k Plan                    -   Next enrollment date is June
4.       Paid Company Vacation        -   10 working days
5.       Nine Paid Holidays

I will also suggest to Board of Directors to grant you with 200,000 HPL stock as
part of HPL Stock option plan. This will be vested over 4 years (see

The following documentation must be presented before becoming employed.
a)   Copy of Social Security Card
b)   Proof of permanent residency in the U.S. or if you are a U.S. citizen, you
     must present a document to prove legal immigration status
c)   Copy of Driver's License 

Sincerely yours,

HEURISTIC PHYSICS LABORATORIES, INC.             I agree and accept this offer.

Rita Rubinstein
VP of Human Resources & Administration           Ita Geva

/s/ RITA RUBINSTEIN                              /s/ ITA GEVA



With regards the recommendation that the Board grants you options to purchase
200,000 shares and the proposed 4 years vesting schedule: If (a) all of HPL's
assets are sold or (b) HPL merges or consolidates with another company and is
not the surviving and controlling corporation, 60% of the unvested shares
subject to the grant shall be deemed vested, even if some or all of them had
already vested, in accordance with the vesting schedule of the company's stock
option plan.

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