Today is my boy’s birthday. He’s now 4 years old. This kid has taught me a lot and absolutely keeps me on my toes.

And while I remember day 1 like it was yesterday, I’m looking forward to every single day ahead of us too.

I can’t wait to see his face when he opens his birthday present tonight.

Nathan Myhrvold and I have exactly the same goal. We’d both like to promote useful innovations that have a positive social impact. But we have very different opinions about how to do it. Nathan believes the patent system is the answer, and I believe the patent system is the problem.

Software patents are the problem not the answer – Brad Burnham

Excellent post. I wish Brad would blog more.