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

┬áMarch 16th marks the date where, amongst other changes,┬áthe 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”