06 December 2007

Patent leather

An excellent article on the defensibility of software patents.

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The slow influx of reality at the paper of record

This needs to be remembered:

Here is the progression of Times headlines covering the collapse of the Spitzer plan to give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants:

Nov 7:   New York Democrats Say License Issue Had Little Effect

Nov 8:   Congressional Democrats Grow Wary of Spitzer License Plan

Nov 10Spitzer Showing Signs of Shift on License Plan

Nov 13Spitzer to Drop His License Plan    

Nov 13 (revised):  Spitzer Dropping Plan of Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

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