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In other #patentlyAbsurd news, this ex-Microsoftie, still-full-time-douche-canoe can go pound sand as far as I'm concerned...

He is himself a thief of ideas, and exploits them regardless of the wishes or intentions of the people that may have first had them (if there is such a thing as a completely novel idea in a vacuum). I hope the entire house of cards that is the broken USPTO process (at least for software patents) comes down on his little scheme.

Here was an example of the end of this road recently, that can't come soon enough for the rest of these rent-seekers -> "Kelora Patent Found Obvious: Are Other “Obvious” Software Patents In Danger?" plus.google.com/112964117318166648677/posts/MM5UqAXBxxt
Intellectual Ventures' CEO and founder Nathan Myhrvold, who previously spent some 14 years at Microsoft Research, took the stage here at D10, and
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Nathan Myhrvold is just dangerous. Here is another one of his glorious projects being refuted torn apart by scientists: One idea for fighting global warming is to increase the amount of aerosols in the atmosphere, scattering incoming solar energy away from the Earth's surface. But scientists theorize that this solar geoengineering could have a side effect of whitening the sky during the day. New research from Carnegie's Ben Kravitz and Ken Caldeira indicates that blocking 2% of the sun's light would make the sky three-to-five times brighter, as well as whiter.http://phys.org/news/2012-05-geoengineering-whiter-sky.html Oops...
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