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The Patent System Rework

by Rick on August 8, 2010

in Innovation

I have always had an intense interest in patents and the patent system. I am listed as an inventor on several, and have been called on to review many other patents. (No, they are no fun to read. If you have insomnia, this may be your best cure). I just read a very interesting article: […]

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I enjoyed this video of Steve Wozniak discussing the future of computing. (Source: Fast Company) Recall that ‘Woz’ was the co-founder of Apple and the designer of the Apple II, one of the most successful ‘mass producted’ computers of all time. He still knows a bit about computers and technology! Here it is, take a […]

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In a December 30, 2009 blog entry, I shared a few thoughts regarding TSA effort to implement full-body scans at airport security at major US airports. Recall that the TSA claimed to protect privacy and that the images cannot be stored. There are a number of other claims, refer back to the blog entry and […]

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I have read reports and heard from friends that users of iPhones attending CES experienced problems accessing email and other data services during the show in Las Vegas. I wish I had access to information on the volume of data traffic for various providers in the Vegas area during the show.  Given the density of […]

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I listened to a live web broadcast of Fox Strategy Room originating from from CES2010 today. At one point, the panelist were discussing the new Sony Dash.  This is an interesting device. I am not going to list all of the specifications here. You can read more here and here.  Generally speaking, the DASH is […]

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Remember the scene in True Lies (1994) where Arnold walks behind the ‘screen’ and you see his skeletal image? Well, welcome to True Lies, 2009. I read an article in a Fast Company blog today titled “Full-body Scanners at Airports: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly“. It included a few sample full-body images, include […]

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Today I watched another video from the 2008 TED conference. We are fortunate to live in a time of amazing technological advances. Innovation can change lives as is the case of Dan Ellsey. Watch this video and be prepared to be amazed.

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