I Hope Yahoo Crushes Facebook in its Patent Suit

Anyone who reads this blog knows how much I hate patent laws. I think 99pct of the time they are anti-competitive, corruptive,  impede creativity and innovation and can kill small businesses. I think the ratio of patent law doing a good job protecting company IP vs it being used purely to negatively impact competitors or…

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My Suggestion on Patent Law

It is easy to complain. Much harder to come up with solutions. Many won’t like what I propose, but who wants to make lawyers happy anyway ? The solution ? 1.  End all software patents. Don’t make them shorter, eliminate them.  I have no problem with software being copyrightable just as it always has been….

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If you want to see more jobs created – change patent laws

Sometimes it’s not the obvious things that create the biggest problems.  In this case one of the hidden job killers in our economy today is the explosion of patent litigation. Every technology company I have is getting hit by patent lawsuits that are the biggest bunch of bullshit ever.  Every week it seems like a…

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The Stock Market

Haven’t blogged in a while. So I decided to look back and pull out one of my first blog posts, from 2004.  An oldie, but goodie ! The Number.I recommend that anyone with an interest in the market jump at the chance to buy it. In 1990, I sold my company, MicroSolutions which specialized in…

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Thoughts on Our Federal Government, Taxes and Small Business and More

These are not meant to be researched items. These are “streams of consciousness” from the conversation yesterday’s post created. First some housekeeping. I DO NOT like paying more in taxes. HOWEVER, I think that this country has created unique opportunities for entrepreneurs and paying taxes is a small price to pay.  Taxes are not a…

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Starting the Process – College Football Playoffs

Again, I want to be very clear to everyone. This is going to be a long, long and difficult and expensive process. There is a lot of power on the side of the incumbents. Which of course , as anyone who really knows me will tell you, is exactly the type of challenge I like…

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