This blog post about patent trolling is yet another reason to adore Boulder-area darling @sparkfun:

@ntnsndr i worked for nate for way too long for adoration to be on the table, but i'll give him some credit for continuing to beat this particular drum.

@ntnsndr not to be a total downer about it. :)

sparkfun was a life-defining experience, for most of the time i was there a positive one, and i owe it much of the good in my life. just... not an unmixed bag.

i went on about this at some length a while ago:

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