Valuating an invention

20 Steps for Pricing a Patent To value an invention you have to understand it. Inventors help solve vexing problems, both sophisticated and simple, and as a result sometimes enjoy considerable celebrity and rewards. Our society’s economic success, too, is based on innovation. To encourage public disclosure of inventions, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office…

Lets talk about Room Acoustics

I have been recently asked some questions about acoustics. Sound reinforcement is one of my personal passions, so I have collected here some tips about it… Room acoustics and how to treat a room is a HUGE topic, this page only a scratches the surface of Room acoustics as there are so many different variables that…

Upgrade Now or Upgrade Tonight: How Microsoft Is Aggressively Pushing Windows 10 to Everyone

This week, Microsoft made Windows 10 a “recommended update” that will automatically download for many Windows 7 and 8.1 users. This is just Microsoft’s latest move in aggressively pushing Windows 10–here’s how we got to this point. Windows 10 is better than Windows 8, and probably a good upgrade for most Windows users at this point. But there…

Using Software Restriction Policies to Protect Against Unauthorized Software

Software restriction policies are a new feature in Microsoft® Windows® XP and Windows Server 2003. This important feature provides administrators with a policy-driven mechanism for identifying software programs running on computers in a domain, and controls the ability of those programs to execute. Software restriction policies can improve system integrity and manageability—which ultimately lowers the…