SparkFun will be closing early at 3:30 Friday 5/27 and remain closed Monday for Memorial Day (5/30). Orders placed after 2pm MT on Friday (5/27) will process and ship out on Tuesday (5/31).


Member Since: January 1, 2007

Country: United States



Electrical Engineer designing induction cooktops and helping start a hacker space in chicago


Pumping Station: One

Spoken Languages

English French

Programming Languages

C/C++, Ruby, Java, PHP


University of Illinois at Chicago


http://affectiveengineering.com http://pumpingstationone.org

  • The other problem with prior art claim is that if you don’t include it in your claims the patent office probably wouldn’t know anyway. Then you have a first to file vs first to invent. which sadly, at least in the states, FTF is trying to be pushed through as the new standard.