"Immortal computing" initiative by Microsoft

Jim Isbell, W5JAI jim.isbell at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 11:23:29 CST 2007

"Prior Art" has no standing anymore.  Its now, who gets there first
with the patent.  Been that way for about 5 years now (maybe longer)
when they changed the law.

On 1/23/07, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> On 23 Jan 2007 at 13:33, Tore Sinding Bekkedal wrote:
> > I was lazily browsing the 'web when I came across this one - apparently
> > a project to create a storage medium with extremely long life times.
> >
> > http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/300636_msftimmortal22.html
> Microsoft is trying to patent the gold-plated disc attached to
> Voyager 30 years ago?  I hope they cite it as "prior art"!
> Cheers,
> Chuck

Jim Isbell
"If you are not living on the edge, well then,
you are just taking up too much space."

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