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So As usual there was big essay assignment and I am gonna put this one up as well

 

The greatest inventor of our generation, Steve Jobs, loved to quote Pablo Pisscaso, who said, “Good artists copy, but great artists steal. ” Although this mantra might have helped Jobs become successful, it’s still important to try to respect others’ patent rights. Most governments around the world have patent offices to approve new inventions and other advancements in many areas to protect the inventor’s right. This power, in the US, lies within congress, and it has yet to update these outdated laws. In the last few years, it has become clear that these out dated Patent laws are festering the progress of technology. These so-called Patent Trolling sue other companies for settlement money or elimination of competition. Such vile acts should be addressed by reformations of the Patent laws.
Despite the ubiquity of electronic devices, patent office and many law makers seem distant from the everyday technologies used by average users. If anyone with common sense were to goes through the library of Patents approved, it is clear that some if not most patents are puerile. In fact, some patents can be made from technologies that exist, then to be used to sue the emerging industry. In another recent Patent Troll, fark.com was sued by Gooseberry Natural Resources which claimed a patent for “emailing new releases”. Of course fark.com wasn’t the only one sued. Yahoo, MSN, Reddit and other services were sued as well. Although these bigger corporations settled out of the case, fark.com was able to fight as one major flaw. The definition of news in the mainstream media is Press Release. fark.com was fortunate enough to win the case, but the patent troll, Gooseberry Natural Resources, have “won” some of the cases. Because most if not all cases are non-disclosure agreement, the Patent Troll claim that it has won the case.
This under-appreciated power of congress has became a problem to the hi-tech industry. Patent Trolling is a tactic in which corporations with, large library of Patents, sue others to eliminate competition by claiming patent infringement. Within the last few years, there has been an increasing number of law suits between technology companies, most of them started by Apple. These law suits happen because companies are approved of patents that can be interpreted too widely or simply ridiculous. A Taiwanese company, called HTC, was sued by Apple recently for infringement of 20 different patents. Although most of these claims were dropped, one patent, so-called “data tap”, which allows the user to tap a phone number, email, or other data to perform an action, also known as hyperlink on the Internet. As a result HTC was banned from importing of most of their devices including their new upcoming line of products. HTC has reprogrammed the user interface and this new program has been approved by the U.S. Customs. In the end, all Apple was able to do was render the experience worse for the user. Quite frankly the damage done by the Patent trolls are around $500 Billion to the U.S. economy, this is way more then terrorist costs which is around $128 Billion.
Although some progress were made to rewrite small part of Patent laws, the important goal is to re-examine current patent library to clean out of patents that are simply not creative enough or misused by the patent trolls such as Apple, and Gooseberry Natural Resources. They are using these patents to kill innovation. It might seem simple reformation of the laws might do the job, but the problem with reformation of patent laws is that two major innovative industries Medical and Hi-Tech are at odds. Medical industry wants more protection for the inventors, while Hi-Tech industry want the protection for the producers. This allows the Patent trolls to sit between the lines and sue companies out of existence as Apple’s former CEO Steve Jobs wanted to do.
These patent law suits create negative cycles. People end up having to pay more expensive hi-tech devices because of licensing fees; as fewer people buy these devices, less innovation can happen without the resources. In the end, the customers have to pay for devices that will be expensive and less innovative just like the case of HTC Vs. Apple. “Don’t negotiate with terrorists; patent trolls have done more damage to the United States economy than any domestic or foreign terrorist organization in history, every year.” (Drew Curtis) We have come so far within the last few years the speed of the innovations was too fast of the outdated laws to catch up. It is now that law makers should sit down and figure out new laws for the new era.

 
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Posted by on June 12, 2012 in DrLuciferZ`s Post

 

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Update on Turnitin.com

 

So if you remember this post

https://drluciferz.wordpress.com/2012/05/19/black-boy-essay/

I posted my essay on her before submitting my essay on Turnitin.com to test its legitimacy
I don’t really have problem with the service but with budget cuts in school I believe my school is wasting money with the service.

The service depend on user submission and search results online.

Well, by doing this weird experiment, I was able to conclude that turnitin.com’s algorithms are not wrong?

This is a service many school pays a lot to catch plagiarism. A student just simulated plagiarism yet I haven’t been caught?? I wonder how many kids got away plagiarizing.

This clearly shows that those who got caught are just unlucky ppl…

I don’t know what to say any more aside from I should probably let school, turnitin.com and other places know my findings.

What is your opinion on this ridiculous experiment??

 

 
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Posted by on May 21, 2012 in DrLuciferZ`s Post, Update =!

 

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My essay I promised

Since the beginning of written history religion has been around to infulence us in many different ways. Some good but some bad. We led many wars and rejected many people. Religion has always been useful for keeping people moral, but in this era is it really necessary? I believe not. We have been living long enough to determined what is right and wrong without a call from GOD.
Sin, a big word in religion especially Christianity, but the sins described in Bible relevant to our century? The on going debate of gay marriage is an silly debate which Christians are losing. But if we were to Follow Christian belief into our laws then I should be condone to death for being rebellious to my parents. Now is that one of debate Christians sparked. No! And many either doesn’t know, or does not wish to talk about this part of Bible.
Religion has created violence within our society in the form of most destructive way, War. The crusaders were a group of soldiers who had on goal and one Gail only, to take back the holy land from Muslims in the area, but the war took a different turn as the soldiers became greedy. They started to take money and other valuables from the citizens of surrounding cities. Second expedition wasn’t any better as this time the soldiers were only thinking about stealing then to rescue the holy city.
Some can argue that Crusaders weren’t really Christians. Well then in more modern time, there is a war that has been going for few years. The war in Afghanistan had started due to many terrorist attacks started by Osama bin Laden, leader of Al-Qadea, which practices Sunni Islamist, a form of Muslim. Many say that war was started so that US can steal Oil off of the Middle east country but I believe there was unknown message that war started due to Religious differences.
Whether is simple as bashing some kid for being different or starting a full on war. Religion has become useless device of the past. It is no longer a double edged sword, it has dulled down to single edged sword. A one that has led millions of out family into Death. Religions has tried to say relevant into our life by taking different forms. Just Christianity itself has taken 100,000 different branches. Is it really necessary to have one? We dont, We want it for our pleasures, And even some pious people has realized that, people such as Flannery O`Connor shows this in her book A Good Man is Hard to Find.

Here is the essay that I promised a week ago sorry I didn’t have time to upload it I have been seeing some visits Keep coming even though I might might not be posting regularly
And tell ur friends about it

BTW I wrote this during A sermon Lol I know funny How I got the idea to do this inside the church lol

 
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Posted by on September 27, 2011 in DrLuciferZ`s Post, Serious Thought

 

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