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daily 06/23/2012

June 23, 2012 Leave a comment
    • SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED is the type of movie that reminds you why you love movies in the first place. It doesn’t dumb itself down
    • What they find is Kenneth Calloway (Mark Duplass), a clerk at a grocery store who’s “not retarded, but definitely something wrong with him.” He believes he’s being followed. He’s

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daily 06/18/2012

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daily 06/01/2012

June 1, 2012 Leave a comment
  • But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness -Gal 5:22

    • It’s an attack on invention and the hacker ethic.
    • Back then, the Web 1.0 behemoth seemed on the verge of turning things around. A series of smart moves — high-profile hires, the Oddpost and Flickr acquisitions, the launch of the Yahoo! Developer Network, and their Research Lab — was breathing new life into things. Two months after we were acquired, Del.icio.us and Webjay joined us in the Yahoo fol
    • After we moved in, we were asked to file patents for anything and everything we’d invented while working on Upcoming.org. Every Yahoo employee was encouraged to participate in their “Patent Incentive Program,” with sizable bonuses issued to everyone who took the time to apply.
    • Years after I left I discovered to my dismay that four of them were granted by the U.S. Patent and Trade Office.
    • I was naive. Even if the original intention was truly defensive, a patent portfolio can easily change hands, and a company can even more easily change its mind.
    • Purposefully vague wording invites broad interpretation.
    • Software patents should be abolished, plain and simple. Software is already covered by copyright, making patent protection unnecessary.
    • Unable to innovate, Yahoo is falling back to the last resort of a desperate, dying company: litigation as a business model.
    • Ask any start-up CEO — execution is everything.
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