Last Updated: 2017-03-17
Argument preview: Justices to consider limits on “exhaustion” of patent rights - SCOTUS Blog
Perhaps "the most important patent cases of this term." The question is: "when a firm holding a patent sells a product to which the patent applies, does the sale necessarily “exhaust” its rights to enforce the patent as to that product?"
The story of Edwin Land - HARVARDgazette
A short on Edwin Land: a Harvard drop-out entrepreneur—before such was a thing, a self-taught polymath, a man with great work ethics, and a Steve Jobs' personal hero.
A New Optical Chip Makes Light Work of Optimization Problems - MIT Technology Review
Optical computing is coming? Reminds me of NASA using Fourier optics to filter out the low frequency tiling artifacts on the moon pictures.
Medicare has been one of the cornerstones of the American welfare system. The potential forthcoming insolvency issue and the direction of reform are some contentious topics for debate.