A history of landmark software patent rulings in the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, and how they have shifted the rules for software patents in the US (Timothy B. Lee/Ars Technica)

Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica: A history of landmark software patent rulings in the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, and how they have shifted the rules for software patents in the US  —  A controversial ruling limiting software patents has been making a comeback.  —  Forty years ago this week, in the case… Read More A history of landmark software patent rulings in the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, and how they have shifted the rules for software patents in the US (Timothy B. Lee/Ars Technica)

Some millennials say screenshots of tweets tend to go more viral as Instagram memes because of its image-first identity, easy image discovery, and sharing tools (Megan Farokhmanesh/The Verge)

Megan Farokhmanesh / The Verge: Some millennials say screenshots of tweets tend to go more viral as Instagram memes because of its image-first identity, easy image discovery, and sharing tools  —  Content from Twitter or Tumblr finds new, remixed life on Instagram  —  As social media platforms grow more popular … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2ltHjG8

Facebook’s blend of AI and humans to screen ads continues to snare non-political ads and legitimate news, angering some publishers as the process gets refined (Kevin Roose/New York Times)

Kevin Roose / New York Times: Facebook’s blend of AI and humans to screen ads continues to snare non-political ads and legitimate news, angering some publishers as the process gets refined  —  What do a day care center, a vegetarian restaurant, a hair salon, an outdoor clothing maker and an investigative news publisher have in… Read More Facebook’s blend of AI and humans to screen ads continues to snare non-political ads and legitimate news, angering some publishers as the process gets refined (Kevin Roose/New York Times)