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A null hypothesis for the ITIF panel on Bayh-Dole

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a  self-described think tank based in Washington DC, will have a panel soon featuring Joe Allen and representatives from BIO and AUTM. Here’s the topic of the discussion: Join us on March 7 for … Continue reading

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The bozonet on mount stupid

I mentioned “mount stupid” last week in a three-part article on the University of Utah. Mount stupid is a bit of a meme derived from accounts of the Dunning-Kruger effect, which I have referred to in developing an account of … Continue reading

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The University D-Economy, Fitt 5

I have been looking at various statements regarding the “D-economy.” It goes by various names–Shanzhai rules, débrouillards, System-D. The Wired write up was interesting. Here is another, from Coley Hudgins at Resilient Family. Here’s another by Robert Neuwirth (who was … Continue reading

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Rear View Research

I came across an interesting blog post by Jeff Henning. He provides an account of a talk at the University of Georgia by Stan Sthanuathan, VP of marketing strategy for Coca-Cola. Sthanuathan points out that a lot of industry research … Continue reading

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Drafting the Unknown

As I’m reading through university IP policies, I’ve begun to notice how those drafting the policies are grappling with the unknown. There are a number of unknowns–many policies don’t evidence that the drafters know IP, and others work hard to … Continue reading

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Having Feck

“Feckless folk are aye fain o’ ane anither.” We see in this Scots proverb a classic condition of the bozonet. It’s a human condition, and I don’t begrudge the feckless their friends. But it does mean that majority rule in … Continue reading

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