Elon Musk: Mind of an Innovator

really enjoy hearing what smart people think, what they say. This week Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, was interviewed on All in with Chris Hayes—two very bright young men making a positive difference in our world. Tesla has recently announced that they will let anyone use their intellectual property, their pattens, free of charge as long as they use… Continue reading

UPDATED: I Asked Siri…

I asked Siri what she thought of the verdict in the Apple vs. Samsung patent infringement case today. This is what she said: And this is what Tim Cook said to Apple employees today: Today was an important day for Apple and for innovators everywhere. Many of you have been closely following the trial against Samsung in San Jose for… Continue reading

Fair Play and True Heroism

Today we really don’t understand how horrible Polio was. It was a devastating diagnosis in the not-too-distant past: paralysis and death. Jonas Salk created a safe and effective vaccine, a cure, and Polio has been virtually eradicated from the face of the earth. When Dr. Salk was asked who owned the patent for the vaccine, he replied, “There is no… Continue reading