Homeo Today

Best Magazine for Homeo………..

Archive for the 'Articles' Category

The Patent Pledge

I realized recently that we may be able to solve part of the patent problem without waiting for the government. I’ve never been 100% sure whether patents help or hinder technological progress. When I was a kid I thought they helped. I thought they protected inventors from having their ideas stolen by big companies. Maybe [...]

Read the rest of this entry »

Schlep Blindness

There are great startup ideas lying around unexploited right under our noses. One reason we don’t see them is a phenomenon I call schlep blindness. Schlep was originally a Yiddish word but has passed into general use in the US. It means a tedious, unpleasant task. No one likes schleps, but hackers especially dislike them. [...]

Read the rest of this entry »

Defining Property

As a child I read a book of stories about a famous judge in eighteenth century Japan called Ooka Tadasuke. One of the cases he decided was brought by the owner of a food shop. A poor student who could afford only rice was eating his rice while enjoying the delicious cooking smells coming from [...]

Read the rest of this entry »