Sunday, January 10, 2010


The family of author Philip K. Dick is suing Google over the name Nexus which he used in the novel Do Androids Dream of Electic Sheep, which in turn became the basis for the movie Blade Runner. As this article points out, it is quite ironic that Google named their Android-based phone after a line androids that killed its creator. Obviously there are no sci-fi fans in the Google marketing department.

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