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4 posts • joined 24 Jan 2010

Apple vs. Samsung: next round today

Deltrak_Ames

Obvious?

One could also make a case, I think, for that particular shape and method of use being "obvious", which ISTR prevents an idea being patented under US law at least. But certainly it has appeared in all manner of SF stories, visual and verbal, since way before Apple (the infringer of Beatles' rights, IIRC) existed.

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Star Wars fanboys to restore Tatooine Homestead

Deltrak_Ames

Check the post code

(MAKES MYSTIC PASS OVER KEYBOARD) Are these the ruins we're looking for? Didn't the film use some underground hotel or other as the location? Or was it more complex than that? Oh, abd while plastering the walls, they should remember to add the weird outdoor plumbing.

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Deltrak_Ames

Check the post code

(MAKES MYSTIC PASS OVER KEYBOARD) Are these the ruins we're looking for? Didn't the film use an actual building, some underground hotel or other, as the location? Or was it more complex than that? While plastering the walls, they should remember to add the weird outdoor plumbing.

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Web2.0rhea infects International Space Station

Deltrak_Ames
Happy

It's trad, dad, egad

Nice to see ancient traditions upheld: that the first message via a new medium should be gormless.

BTW, any bets on how long before spammers start abusing the ISS? (Cures for thruster failure, &c.)

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