I believe any programmer has several ideas that she/he considers as innovative or at least valuable. It may be an idea of a new product which will make this world better or a new development approach, ...
So can an algorithm be patented? I saw this statement which made me think: Everybody would abstain from patenting the improvements of contour dot algorithm for at least several years, say ...
A really big issue that a lot of people have problems with is software patents. According to Wikipedia, some of the big issues with software patents include: Where the boundary between patentable ...
Reading answers to this question - and many other discussions of software patents - it seems that most of us as programmers feel that software patents are a bad idea. At the same time we are in the ...
I go to a university where students are allowed to make their semester schedule based on the information about the subjects they are going to take, that is, the hours that the courses are available, ...
I'd like to sell software, but I'm worried about infringing on software patents. What should I do/research prior to writing code?