The Significance of the 1984 SCPA
The 1984 SCPA(Semi-conductor Patent Act) allowed companies and individuals to patent integrated circuits.
The hopes were that the 1984 SCPA would provide protection to US firms that design, manufacture, and sell chips. It’s goal was to reduce chip piracy.
How to do Follow Ups and being Relentless
PG tweeted about us. Sasha and I wrote this article over 10 days with hundreds of edits in between…
12 years, 4 weeks and 1 day.
Can guess the title’s significance?
I was in intermediate school. A few months earlier, I was evacuated from school by my parents on the notion that being next to a NASA schoolwould induce an awful event on September 11th. I endured about a year of…
Fodder for Silicon Valley Banter
For one reason or another, these topics and startups are appetizing conversation pieces in silicon valley.
Going to Space.
- Make Rockets Cheaper (SpaceX, Elon Musk, etc..)
- Deep Orbit (NASA’s Space Launch System Program,
Robert Frost(This guy is a celebrity…
An Aberrational Way to Learn A Language
I’ve been using the manual process of correcting my favorite websites as a way to improve my error…
I sat in a bank on Friday.
On Friday I sat in a Wells Fargo bank for 2 hours and watched 36 people enter and leave.
Thinking about Bitcoin, War Zones, and Banking
I was there for 2 hours waiting for a client to finish setting up an account and talk to the banker. Four hours earlier,…
How IP laws strangle humanity
I’ll focus on the following points.
- IP law kills people through making technologies and services inaccessible.
- IP law prevents people from communicating globally.
- IP law destroys the natural relationship between price, demand, and the creator’s wish…
Random Things I learned at Ycombinator
Random things I learned at Ycombinator
I learned a lot about wireless, logistics, and much more from the YC S2012 class. Here’s a few things.
- Failure is the default state of any new venture.
- If you’re not seeing some number or metric grow, das ist nicht…
Why my classmate and I started Lean Belts Six Sigma
Why we started Lean Belts
Six sigma training is overpriced, boring, and mostly irrelevant if…