I'll show myself out...
"a reliance party may continue to exploit that derivative work for the duration of the restored copyright if the reliance party pays to the owner of the restored copyright reasonable compensation . . .
." If the parties are unable to agree on reasonable compensation, a federal court will determine the amount of compensation
I assume they can recognize short term patterns and jump in ahead of anyone else who might try to take advantage of them.
More than just recognize - the biggest players can manufacture short term patterns because they control large segments of the market. Oddly enough most of them seem to be located in that prime real estate mentioned earlier...
At what point will the hardware capabilities exceed the software we can write?
Never. More hardware means programmers can get away with writing less efficient code.
"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."