· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · January
· · · · 26 (2 entries)

More Patent Funnies · Perhaps just now it’s unfashionable to grumble about patents, given that Sun and IBM are showering the world with bucketfuls of ’em (and a fine thing, too), but if you want a loud, ugly, wake-up call, start at VarChars, which is offered by someone who apparently wishes to be known only as “rayg”. Samples: IBM Receives Patent for Using Regular Expressions to Extract Information from Documents, Google Receives Patent for Highlighting of Search Results, and Microsoft Attempts to Patent Object Persistence. Read on for some predictably-negative commentary and—gasp!—a look inside some incredibly-advanced Google technology ...
Green On Search · Care about search in general? Then you probably should start reading Steve Green; he’s in Sun Labs and knows more about search technology than just about anybody, way more than me. Plus, he’s amusing.
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