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Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas

Paul Graham covers some startup ideas that are so ambitious (and smart) that they’re scary to most of us – But any one of them would absolutley make you rich, should you pull it off…

Posted 2103 days ago in Geek

EFF Wins Protection for Time Zone Database

Software engineers around the world depend on the time zone database to make sure that time-stamps for email and other files work correctly no matter where you are. However, last September, Astrolabe filed a lawsuit against Arthur David Olson and Paul Eggert – the researchers who coordinated the database’s development for decades – because the database includes information from an atlas in which Astrolabe claimed to own copyright. But facts – like what time the sun rises – are not copyrightable…

Posted 2119 days ago in Geek

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