Please stop giving me things for free

Dear Spirit Airlines, I recently booked my first flight with you Spirit and was pleasantly surprised. You are the first airline I have seen to charge separately for carrying on a small sized suitcase. As a passenger who wears only shorts, a light white vest and sandals – even to the winter olympics – IContinue reading “Please stop giving me things for free”

US Patents: Being first is about to change

 March 16th marks the date where, amongst other changes, the US patent system, will assign priority to patents based upon their date of filing rather than the date of invention*. Until March 16th 2013, priority can be established with a permanent record of invention, witnessed and signed by a non-inventor. Before then, it seems reasonable toContinue reading “US Patents: Being first is about to change”