Visions of a Freeman - Friday, November 22 of 2013
Ask Google permission to walk.

This is one of the worse offences I have seen from the extremely abusive Google, which is by all means a very serious danger to the Academies of the entire planet.

Take a look:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25033172
22 November 2013 Last updated at 12:08 GMT
Google patents robot help for social media burnout

If maintaining your presence on social media is becoming a burden, Google may be able to help.

The search giant has patented plans for software which slowly learns how you react on social networks.

The software can mimic your usual responses to updates and messages from friends and relations to help cope with the daily data deluge.

The software also analyses continuing interaction and flags messages that demand a more personal response.

Life lessons

"The popularity and use of social networks and other types of electronic communication has grown dramatically in recent years," wrote Google software engineer Ashish Bhatia in the patent. "It is often difficult for users to keep up with and reply to all the messages they are receiving."

In a bid to help people cope Mr Bhatia envisions a sophisticated system that collects information about all the different social networks someone has joined. This logs what they do and notes how they respond to the different types of messages, notifications, status changes, videos, images and links sent to them.

The system analyses these responses so it can eventually start making suggestions of its own that, ideally, should be indistinguishable from those of an actual person.

The suggested system should also be flexible enough to cope with many different types of event, use data culled from other interactions with a person and shape the responses to match the style demanded by different social networks. For instance, suggested responses to events on professional social networks should be more formal than those on services where someone interacts with friends and family.

Instead of writing every response individually or clicking buttons to "like" or forward messages, the software would generate suggested responses which a person could simply agree to be posted on their behalf.

Despite its potential sophistication, examples provided in the patent suggest it still needs refinement.

In response to learning that an acquaintance called David has changed jobs, the system might suggest: "Hey David, I am fine, You were in ABC corp for 3 years and you recently moved to XYZ corp, how do you feel about the difference, enjoying your new workplace?"

Social media technologist Hadley Beeman said the subtleties of human interaction might undermine the ability of Google's suggested system to pick out what matters most and flag it appropriately. A calendar appointment for lunch might look unimportant but loom large in someone's life for reasons the software cannot spot.

"The problem is that the 'important stuff' (or the trivial) depends on what our relationship is," said Ms Beeman. "If I had lunch with you, for example, then your message about hating that terrible sandwich is actually relevant to me."

Prof Shaun Lawson from the University of Lincoln who studies social computing wondered who would be compelled to use such a service.

"Are we really so concerned with posting messages to every friend or follower that we feel compelled to have to automate that process?" he said.

Google's system seemed to underline the common misconception that social media was reducing contact between people, he said.

"The fabulous thing about social media is the reverse," said Prof Lawson. "It facilitates human-to-human interaction in ways that were impossible even a few years ago."

Google is:
   
1) The most abusive monopoly in the world.
2) It abuses the users by forcing people to see it's marketing system on web pages.
3) I suggested to put empty spaces where the user can select which marketing provider they prefer.
4) It does not pay taxes according to the laws of each country.
5) It is a spy tool of the United States of America and it's British friends too.
6) Does not benefit AT ALL most of the countries in the world.
7) Gets totally unfair and free publicity, all that it wants on the United States and British media not paying a penny.
8) Is certainly the most BRUTAL and UNFAIR monopoly of our times.
9) Has more than one product and threatens to swallow the entire computing industry.
10) Has social networks that are proprietary and forced to users.
11) Does not have the system I suggested that social networks provide only raw data to software developers.
12) Produces little to no money at all to most countries in the world.
13) Is a serious monetary loss for most marketing companies in the world today.
14) Everything you do in Google from outside the USA can be used against your country's interest.
15) Effectively dismantles several sovereign rights of the countries of the world.
16) Is supported by the BBC News because Great Britain benefits in some way that most do not.

Take a look:
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO
%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,589,407.PN.&OS=PN/8,589,407&RS=PN/8,589,407
United States Patent 8,589,407
Bhatia November 19, 2013
Automated generation of suggestions for personalized reactions in a social network

Abstract
A system and method for automatic generating suggestions for personalized reactions or messages. A suggestion generation module includes a plurality of collector modules, a credentials module, a suggestion analyzer module, a user interface module and a decision tree. The plurality of collector modules are coupled to respective systems to collect information accessible by the user and important to the user from other systems such as e-mail systems, SMS/MMS systems, micro blogging systems, social networks or other systems. The information from these collector modules is provided to the suggestion analyzer module. The suggestion analyzer module cooperates with the user interface module and the decision tree to generate suggested reactions or messages for the user to send. The suggested reactions or messages are presented by the user interface module to the user. The user interface module also displays the original message, other information about the original message such as others' responses, and action buttons for sending, discarding or ignoring the suggested message.

Inventors: Bhatia; Ashish (Mountain View, CA)
Applicant:
Name City State Country Type

Bhatia; Ashish
Mountain View
CA
US
Assignee: Google Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Appl. No.: 13/163,331
Filed: June 17, 2011

I am a programmer, let me translate that patent for you so that you can better understand how Google severely crippled the freedom of programmers on the Internet.
   
1) A suggestion generation module includes a plurality of collector modules.

That is: The program can collect data from the Social Networks.
2) A credentials module.

That is: The program can introduce the passwords of the Social Networks.
3) A suggestion analyzer module.

Bullshit.

That is: The program can read the data from the Social Networks.
4) A user interface module.

That is: The program has a window.
5) A decision tree.

That is: The program can filter the data that comes from the Social Networks.
6) The plurality of collector modules are coupled to respective systems to collect information accessible by the user and important to the user from other systems such as e-mail systems, SMS/MMS systems, micro blogging systems, social networks or other systems.

Bla. Bla. Bla.

That is: It includes data that comes from social networks, email systems, SMS/MMS and micro blogging systems or any other.
7) The information from these collector modules is provided to the suggestion analyzer module.

That is: The data collected is filtered.
8) The suggestion analyzer module cooperates with the user interface module and the decision tree to generate suggested reactions or messages for the user to send.

That is: The data is then classified for use by the user.

What does that mean?

Take a look again:
   
That is: The program can collect data from the Social Networks.
That is: The program can introduce the passwords of the Social Networks.
That is: The program can read the data from the Social Networks.
That is: The program has a window.
That is: The program can filter the data that comes from the Social Networks.
That is: It includes data that comes from social networks, email systems, SMS/MMS and micro blogging systems or any other.
That is: The data collected is filtered.
That is: The data is then classified for use by the user.

What does that mean again?

Take a look once more:
   
You may NOT create ANY program that collects data from Social Networks, Email Systems, SMS/MMS, Micro Blogging systems or ANYTHING that Google feels like it wants to include, that filters the data and that classifies the data for automated scripts usage by the user without asking for permission from Google and paying it royalties.

Which is the same to say:
   
You may NOT create ANY Social Network administration software without the permission of Google.

Not even Facebook... Pff. I've read enough megalomaniac madness already...

Venezuela would not accept a Patent on walking, on a basic software operation routine, specially since raw data from social networks and third party software development can be a major source of employment and a very useful academic tool to learn.


So not only are they greedy assholes, not only do they have the most unfair monopoly in the world, but now they wont allow anybody else to develop Social Network software... not even the Academy without getting their permission and forcing them to pay them!

By the way patenting a process is not the same as patenting a procedure. That patent in itself is invalid to stop anyone from making their own software different from Google's but with the same operation since it says: "System AND method", it does not say: "System or Method or Both", so I can use method and not the system and I am good to go.

This is too much BULLSHIT! The basic operations of computer engineering CANNOT be Patented, that would be like trying to patent walking... This is an extreme abuse of Google in a long string of impressive and shameless abuses. Google needs to be denounced at the World Trade Organization.

If the BBC News is publishing a news in such a way that it looks like Google is prohibiting anyone else from making social network managing software to threaten and incite fear to the programmers then it would be even worse. But I want to make something clear: Google cannot patent making a social network administrative software, that is not even a method, that is an entire category of software...

Like wanting to patent the Sun... *Laugh* I want to see them even landing there...

Note: By the way such systems are unviable anyway since the anonymous account system on Google would cause the software to overflow with data creating huge expenses and little to no profit. It's like effectively multiplying the use of the servers while reducing the amount of publicity... Not a great idea if it is not to rob Facebook or any other social network's traffic.

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