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George Osborne's benefits cap puts Labour on the back foot | Nick Pearce

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The chancellor wants to set the protection of spending on public services against welfare spending. What can Labour do?The introduction in London this month of the government's new £26,000 benefit cap has generated predictably heated debate. Opinion polls show that the policy is popular because the public believe it is...
George Osborne's benefits cap puts Labour on the back foot | Nick Pearce

Why It's Mathematically Impossible To Avoid Infringing On Software Patents

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In 2008 James Bessen and Michael Meurer came out with a truly excellent book, Patent Failure. It's chock full of excellent information and a pretty wide survey of the research showing just how much patents harm innovation. While I don't necessarily agree with the "solutions" proposed, the key thesis of...
Why It's Mathematically Impossible To Avoid Infringing On Software Patents

How to foster a culture of collaboration between universities and industry

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For universities that are able to surmount the challenges and costs of collaborating with industry, there are many ways to begin dialogue - from 'sandboxes' to hack daysWe recently ran a workshop, entitled 'Better conversations', at the two week Digital Shoreditch Festival, held in London's 'Tech City'. The festival is...
How to foster a culture of collaboration between universities and industry

Congressional Research Service Takes On The Question Of Patent Trolls

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As we've discussed in the past, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) produces tons of research for Congress -- much of which never sees the light of day. In general, CRS is considered extremely competent and not driven by political and partisan food fights. Reports that come out of CRS usually...
Congressional Research Service Takes On The Question Of Patent Trolls
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