inquinity

inquiries into software and technology

Browsing Posts published in August, 2011

Tom’s hardware has an interview with Charlie Miller on “hacked batteries, cloud security, and the iPad”.  It’s worth reading. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/charlie-miller-battery-hack-security,2996.html  

This afternoon, President Obama address some remarks to the nation. For more complete coverage, the original article can be found at: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2011/08/watch-live-obamas-latest-debt-ceiling-address/40711/ One gem which was pointed out by Article One Partners (thanks) was: Through patent reform, we can cut the red tape that stops too many inventors and entrepreneurs from quickly turning new ideas into […]

I read an article earlier today, “By Definition, A Defensive Patent is a Bad Patent”, http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20110729/03340615311/definition-defensive-patent-is-bad-patent.shtml. To be clear, I am a software entrepreneur; I believe in innovation, in collaboration, in sharing knowledge.  I like to think I come from the same philosophical mold as the original MIT hackers (in the original sense of the word) […]