Staying innovative after being left for dead

BBC: They seem like a lot - until you see a pyramid of marble cubes on the window sill for even more patents.

Those are awarded internally by Microsoft, as it takes a long time for the plaques to come from the US Patents Office. Among the patents awarded to this enthusiastic researcher from the former East Germany is one for "Bayesian modelling," which was used in a driving game for the XBox games console.

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