The Supreme Court is considering reviewing the standards for awarding attorney’s fees in patent suits. Two cases are petitioning for review after they successfully defended against claims of patent infringement, but were denied attorney’s fees. The petitions state that awarding attorney’s fees to discourage meritless patent infringement suits is in the best interest of the … Continue reading →
Just picked out a crime (harassment), years on the X, rate on the Y, color of dismissals in green, looked up what caused the spike in the mid 90s (new harassment law) and they ya go. Crime reporting soared - but what’s that mean in terms of convictions?
We have 9.8 million crime records from NYC, and 3.1 from Houston…pick some crimes, set your parameters, see what you can find and let me know. You can do it here.
We are processing 5.3 million data points
Scientists have been flexing their biceps, actually their BICEP2. BICEP2 is a small aperture telescope design with polarized sensitive bolometer detectors made from a pair of transition edge sensors coupled to orthogonal phased antenna arrays. BICEP2 was operated from the Dark Sector Lab at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station from January 2010 through December 2012. … Continue reading →