EDITORIAL: Anatomy of a Hater

Mr. Nathan Nutter

In our line of work, we often wonder, what can make a person so intolerant and upset with the world or other people? We still haven´t been able to find a proper answer.   Meet Nathan Nutter. According to his Facebook, he works at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and he is a hater. That is a very strong word and we do not use it lightly. On More...

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