Friday, February 07, 2014

Tesla Motors, Coast to Coast

Tesla Motors Team Completes 76-Hour, Cross-Country Trip | News & Opinion |

"Two teams of Tesla employees driving Model S vehicles successfully completed the company's first Los Angeles to New York road trip this morning, arriving in New York City around five a.m. (PT) after spending approximately 76 hours on the road. They paid a total of $0.00 for gasoline along the way, owing to the quick-charge stations..." 

Tesla completes its cross-country world record attempt | The Verge

"Tesla LA to NY Supercharger rally just completed in 76 hours across northern route in dead of winter thru heavy snow!"

Tesla Trip

Color Psychology

How To Use Color Psychology To Give Your Business An Edge - Forbes:

English: Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

Software Patents

podcast .NET Rocks!:

"Carl and Richard talk to Jonathan Zuck about the state of software patents today. The conversation starts out talking about some of the craziness around software patents - patent trolls, extortion-like letters and the like. Jonathan talks about the changes made by the US to patent law in 2012, and how the biggest challenge today is cleaning up poorly written patents from the DotComBoom era. Also mentioned is a document for application developers created by ACT Online for what to do if you receive a patent demand letter. Check out the links in the show description for the document!"

There are no software patents, only "business process" patents that include software.

New Zealand does not allow software patents anymore.

There is a patents reform coming, and patents are even mentioned in "state of the union" this year.

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