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August 16, 2006

Chalk and Talk

Writing about web page

Mathematics rituals, Warwick style

(G103 is the UCAS code for a 4-year undergraduate MMath Degree)

US Patent 6,988,138

Writing about web page

When Blackboard merged with Web CT in late 2005, it became the largest company marketing Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs). Last month Blackboard was granted a very broad patent (translated into plain English here) and has issued a writ against a Canadian company Desire2Learn for breach. If you believe, as I do, that such ridiculously general patents stifle innovation, the "Noedupatents" wiki offers suggestions for converting outrage into action

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