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Don’t Look for Inventions Before Their Time – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Don't Look for Inventions Before Their Time
Wall Street Journal
Yet some inventions seem to have occurred to nobody until very late. The wheeled suitcase is arguably such a, well, case. Bernard Sadow applied for a patent on wheeled baggage in 1970, after a Eureka moment when he was lugging his heavy bags through

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The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future (Alexis Madrigal/The Atlantic Online)

Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
The Jig Is Up: Time to Get Past Facebook and Invent a New Future  —  After five years pursuing the social-local-mobile dream, we need a fresh paradigm for technology startups.  —  We’re there.  The future that visionaries imagined in the late 1990s of phones in our pockets and high-speed Internet in the air: Well, we’re living in it.

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The Time Machine by Butterfly Rainbow – story – The Guardian

said Professor Omkar. “Ram, bring me the hammer!” “Okay, sir.” Ram, as afraid as a mouse, carried on helping Professor Omkar with his all-new invention. It was a bright summer’s morning in Mohenjo- Daro. The temperature was above 30 degrees …
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Once Upon a Time, the Color Blue Was Permissable for Baby Girls – Jezebel

I’ve been eagerly anticipating getting my hands on a copy. It was from Paoletti that I learned that the idea that pink was a feminine and blue a masculine color was a relatively new invention in American history (one that even now does not necessarily …
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