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William H. Gates III
Richard T Lord, Robert W Lord, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Roderick A Hyde, Lowell L Wood Jr, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Victoria Y H Wood, Charles Whitmer, Paramvir Bahl, Douglas C Burger, Ranveer Chandra, William H Gates III, Paul Holman, Jordin T Kare, Craig J Mundie, Tim Paek, Desney S Tan, Lin Zhong, Matthew G Dyor: Audible assistance. Elwha, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, August 19, 2014: US08811638 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques for sensory enhancement and augmentation are described. Some embodiments provide an audible assistance facilitator system (“AAFS”) configured to provide audible assistance to a user via a hearing device. In one embodiment, the AAFS receives data that represents an utterance of a speaker r ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Rewarding independent influencers. The Invention Science Fund I, April 29, 2014: US08712837 (1 worldwide citation)

A method embodiment includes receiving data indicative of a person accessing at least one of a first network-available electronic content or a second network-available electronic content. Also, receiving data indicative of an involvement with respect to possible matters of interest between the perso ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Collecting influence information. The Invention Science Fund I, July 29, 2014: US08793155 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments include a system, a device, an apparatus, a method, and a computer program product. A method of reporting influence on a person includes collecting data indicative of the person accessing electronic content over a computer network using the user computing device. The method also includes ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Determining influencers. The Invention Science Fund I, October 16, 2012: US08290973 (1 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates generally to determining influencers in a Web 2.0 environment. More specifically, in some implementations, an influence of an electronically-accessed content on an involvement between an accessor and a third party is determined. In further implementations, a provider o ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Systems for rewarding influencers. The Invention Science Fund I, September 9, 2014: US08831973

The present disclosure relates generally to systems for rewarding influencers in a Web 2.0 environment. More specifically, in some implementations, a system is configured to assess an influence of an electronically-accessed content on an involvement between an accessor and a third party, and may als ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood JR: Rewarding independent influencers. Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware, Searete, Clarence T Tegreene, January 29, 2009: US20090030772-A1

A method embodiment includes receiving data indicative of a person accessing at least one of a first network-available electronic content or a second network-available electronic content. Also, receiving data indicative of an involvement with respect to possible matters of interest between the perso ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood JR: Rewarding influencers. Constellation Law Group PLLC, July 9, 2009: US20090177527-A1

The present disclosure relates generally to rewarding influencers in a Web 2.0 environment. More specifically, in some implementations, an influence of an electronically-accessed content on an involvement between an accessor and a third party is assessed. In further implementations, a provider of th ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood JR: Determining influencers. Constellation Law Group PLLC, December 16, 2010: US20100318374-A1

The present disclosure relates generally to determining influencers in a Web 2.0 environment. More specifically, in some implementations, an influence of an electronically-accessed content on an involvement between an accessor and a third party is determined. In further implementations, a provider o ...


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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Alexander G Gounares, W Daniel Hillis, Royce A Levien, Mark A Malamud, Craig J Mundie, Christopher D Payne, Richard F Rashid, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood JR: Systems for rewarding influences. Constellation Law Group PLLC, October 1, 2009: US20090248493-A1

The present disclosure relates generally to systems for rewarding influencers in a Web 2.0 environment. More specifically, in some implementations, a system is configured to assess an influence of an electronically-accessed content on an involvement between an accessor and a third party, and may als ...


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Richard G Bratt, Gerald F Clancy, Edward S Gavrin, Ronald H Gruner, Craig J Mundie, Stephen I Schleimer, Steven J Wallach: Data processing system having a memory using object-based information and a protection scheme for determining access rights to such information. Data General Corporation, Robert O Connell, June 25, 1985: US04525780 (188 worldwide citation)

A digital data processing system has a memory organized into objects containing at least operands and instructions. Each object is identified by a unique and permanent identifier code which identifies the data processing system and the object. The system uses a protection technique to prevent unauth ...