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Patents

Submission + - Thousands of Patent decisions may be invalidated

3seas writes: "46 US patent judges under cloud "A US law professor has uncovered a constitutional flaw in appointing judges who decide patent appeals and disputes, which could undo thousands of patent decisions concerning claims worth billions of dollars. The basic point John F. Duffy, who teaches at the George Washington University Law School, has raised does not appear to be in dispute.""
Education

Submission + - "Computational Thinking"

3seas writes: "The term "Computational thinking" appears to be gaining interest and google search findings over the past year. Having just discovered the term but not really understanding what it is about after reading a lot of google findings, how it is to be taught and applied, I was wondering if the slashdot community might help to clairify. I came to understand computer technology based ideas required the use a computer, so to get a feedback loop of what your input generates. But that doesn't seem to be the case here, so I'm confused."

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