April 1, 2011

Your Mother Told You Not To Do That! Science Fiction Characters Who Try To Patent What Doesn't Belong To Them

The web journal io9 discusses "science, science fiction, and the future" and here muses on time travelers or other sf tourists who try to patent technology they come across while journeying away from home. Most of the time, it just doesn't seem to work out well. Think the Butterfly Effect: see here or here.

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