Category: tech theatre

It’s freezing in here.

Thanks to Equifax’s data incontinence and the flaming clown-car of death site they slapped together purely for optics, it’s a good idea for anyone subject to American credit reporting agencies to “freeze” your credit reports.  You can read more details on the whys and hows here. We froze our credit reports from all three big…

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Patently Obvious

http://www.conceivablytech.com/2530/products/microsoft-patents-operating-system-shutdown/ (via /.) Everything I have read about this particular bit of patent nonsense (ha!) has come at this issue from the perspective of “Shutting down compooters is hard!” No-one seems to be coming at this from the perspective of “Granting a patent on something like this shutdown method is exactly why the patent system…

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