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This week the “This American Life” radio show on MPR aired the following story.  It’s good to see that this is getting some wider coverage. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/441/when-patents-attack Transcript: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/sites/default/files/TAL441_transcript.pdf And http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/07/26/138576167/when-patents-attack This American Life published an audio exposé on the problems of software patents and the current abuses of the patent system; it talks about how […]

I have been watching the turmoil in the mobile development world with a great deal of angst.  I don’t have any applications that are at risk, so I could ignore the situation.  The truth is that this is a really big deal, and no one should be ignoring it.  In simple terms, I believe this to be […]