On 1 Aug 2006 05:40:15 -0700, Cyberwasteland wrote:
> Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
>> On 1 Aug 2006 01:40:49 -0700, Cyberwasteland wrote:
>>> "Here's one they call Onfolio... *sigh* nevermind. Well, we know for a
>>> fact that Microsoft innovated their own anti-virus software. It's right
>>> here under the project named Giant Company Software - shit! Forget it!
>>> That's another name of a company they bought!"
>>> Microsoft - innovation by monopoly.
>> How about this?
> BZZZZZT! Oh... sorry! You must not have read the About Us very
> "We started with an amazingly fruitful collaboration between the
> University of Washington and Microsoft Research."
> Uh huh.. OK.
> "We rolled in the luscious visualization technology of the *recently
> acquired Seadragon startup*..."
> BZZZT!! Well, there's your acquisition - - a small startup named
> Seadragon... the folks that really developed the technology.
> Please try again.
It's the idea that's innovative.. ie how the technology is used. Seadragon
wasn't doing this with their technology.