Executives most likely spend a lot of time thinking about how the internet and automation are changing the nature of employment, but they rarely wonder how technology will have an impact much closer to home: on their own jobs. Continue reading… “How managers could be replaced by software”
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Tony Schwartz has written a blog on the Harvard Business Review that is brilliant and insightful. His reflections are good reminders of important life lessons for everyone to practice.
Another reason the patent system is so difficult.
Last month, Google stepped up to defend Android coders against notorious patent troll Lodsys. Apple fought the company a few months earlier on behalf of iOS developers. Patent reform is a hot topic right now, especially after President Obama just signed legislation that means the U.S. is shifting to a “first to file” (over “first to invent”) system. This won’t help much with the patent troll situation, which Boston University researchers James Bessen and Mike Meurer say have cost publicly-traded defendants $500 billion since 1990…