my new mantra is ”Always Be Investing– Investing vs. getting in debt | The Slow Hunch
Hacking Patents | The Slow Hunch →
What tech should the USPTO build to improve the patent process?
Knight News Challenge Round 2: DataDonor →
newschallenge: 1. What do you propose to do? [20 words] DataDonor allows individuals to donate personal data (from e.g. Facebook, Runkeeper, 23andMe) to qualified non-profit and academic research groups. 2. How will your project make data more useful? [50 words] As Tim O’Reilly once put it: “The guy…
The institutional structure of the United States is under stress. We might be in...– Richard Posner that’s a pretty good list of what we need to fix Famous judge spikes Apple-Google case, calls patent system “dysfunctional” — Mobile Technology News (via fred-wilson)
Cobain’s true humiliation was his rapid, inhuman fame — made possible only by...– AUSTIN KLEON: “Kurt Cobain wouldn’t have been hawking his Kickstarter campaign.” (via newspeedwayboogie)
Knight News Challenge Round 2: Localize.io →
newschallenge: What do you propose to do? Use the data to improve people’s sense of place. Localize.io makes knowing about where you’re at easy.
Take My Money, HBO! →
Clever approach to consumer advocacy. I would pay $10/mo
Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning →
yikes. important read. /via @javaun