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Polaroid, Kodak, and a Complete Disregard of the Patent System

A Triumph of Genius details the epic patent battle between Polaroid and Kodak over the technology behind instant photography. This book is fascinating for two reasons. First, the legal battle is a classic example of corporate arrogance on Kodak’s part. … Continue reading

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Be Careful with White Backgrounds

The problem is not that white backgrounds get dirty easily or that it is difficult to determine the¬†correct exposure, although both of these things are true. Instead the problem is U.S. Patent 8,676,045. Yes, that is right, Amazon has successfully … Continue reading

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