Patents by Inventor Marcos Boyington

Marcos Boyington has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10049138
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for an online community management system. One method calculates users' reputations that are based on the activities of each user in the online community. The reputation measures the quality of the user activities in the community. Further, the method includes operations for periodically calculating reputation statistical measures based on the users' reputations, and for sorting the users based on the reputation statistical measures. A user interface for a manager of the online community is provided, the user interface including a presentation of reputation information about a group of users of the online community identifying trends in changes of the reputation. The group of users is selected based on the sorting, and the user interface provides an option to select a first user from the group of users to obtain a display of events associated with the selected user in the online community.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Ryan Andrew Falor, Richard Feit, Marcos Boyington, Mark Morgan, Brian Ziman
  • Patent number: 8826028
    Abstract: According to one general aspect, a method may include accessing a service via a computer. The computer may be coupled to a programmable human input device. The programmable human input device may be configured to directly receive user input from a human user and stores at least one encryption key. The method may include encrypting, by the programmable human input device, user confidential input using an encryption key associated with the service and stored within the programmable human input device. The method may also include transmitting the encrypted user confidential input to the service via the computer, wherein the computer is not configured to determine the unencrypted user confidential input from the encrypted user confidential input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventor: Marcos Boyington