Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Public domain and failure of the patent system to meet its Constitutional mandate.

  After attending 27 conferences this year, something clicked.  My original thoughts for this probably emerged while talking to innovators and hackers at the Open Knowledge conference in Geneva, Switzerland this past September.  In a conversation today in Dallas with Judge Plager of the Federal Circuit and Dennis Crouch of Patently-o, my thoughts solidified as […]

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Switching from Mac to PC? Maybe Apple really isn’t that cool…

  “I’m no longer in love with Apple. I think I’m going to switch from Mac to PC,” I said out loud as I walked out of the Apple Store in the Staten Island Mall, past tables of iPads, iPhones, MacBooks, and iMacs. Okay, no—I didn’t really say that out loud. In that crowd, at […]

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