Anybody vaguely interested in computing will have heard about TED talks [Technology, Entertainment, Design].
I recently met a TED Fellow at a meeting of Women in Technology who said that applications for TED Fellows have opened. And thus I filled in the form. They are looking for people between 21 and 40, but do make exceptions. Let’s assume that my 3d metric software methods will be considered ‘exceptional’. I’ve now described them on a single A4 as well as a 5-page white paper.
Recently I attended a CloudCamp event where I met a developer who introduced me to Data Driven Documents, pointing out the ‘richness’ that my work has to offer instead. I always like Information is Beautiful as well.
I withdrew five patents before publication because an American IP lawyer advised me ‘patents are the game of the big boys – you are better protected by trade secrets.’ My troubles in bridging the ‘commercialisation gap’ between invention and product, make me wonder: Continue reading