Month: February 2008

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…somebody didn’t exactly enjoy their night at the theater: The Farnsworth Invention commits more than the mere mortal sin of being exposition heavy.  It is almost emotionally fraudulent.  When Sorkin wants you to feel a little something for one of the people in the piece, he throws in Cossack soldiers and dying children like he’s …

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Murky History of Television Gets Murkier | LiveScience

Every now and then somebody else comes along who sees it pretty much the way I do: Quickly the story moves on to debates regarding the legal issues of patents and intellectual property rights, both important topics, but science is relegated to a secondary consideration. Bizarrely, though Farnsworth won his first courtroom patent battle with …

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