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John McCarthy, Literal Inventor of "AI" and a Founder of AI, Dies

Sad news: David Perlman John McCarthy, computer science trailblazer, dies Sf Gate (Oct. 29, 2011). McCarthy was, among many things, a serious student of "common sense." Read more detail on Recent Legal Theory Posts –

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Something smells bad: 8th Circuit reverses literal falsity holding

Buetow v. A.L.S. Enterprises, Inc., — F.3d —-, 2011 WL 3611488 (8th Cir.) Another day, another decision making it harder to recover for false advertising. Game animals use their senses of smell to avoid hunters, who therefore like clothes with … Continue reading

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"up to 12 hours" might be literal claim of 12-hour performance

Dymatize Enterprises Inc. v. Maximum Human Performance, Inc., 2010 WL 6111631 (N.D. Tex.) This slightly older magistrate judge's recommendation just showed up in my Westclip; I thought it was interesting enough to share. Dymatize sued MHP for a declaratory judgment … Continue reading

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