The genie in the machine : how computer-automated inventing is revolutionizing law and business / Robert Plotkin.
Author: Plotkin, Robert, 1971-
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, c2009.
ISBN: 9780804756990 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804756996 (cloth : alk. paper)
Description: viii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Patent laws and legislation United States.
Inventions United States.
Technological innovations Law and legislation United States.
Artificial intelligence United States.
Contents: A prehistory of genies -- Enter the universal machine -- The rise of wishes -- Artificial invention today -- Invention automation : old and new -- Humans and their tools : partners in invention -- Patenting artificial inventions -- Follow the value -- Free the genie, bottle the wish -- The limits of law in a world of genies -- Learning how to wish -- Competing with genies -- Advising Aladdin -- A genie in every home.