Stanford R. Ovshinsky Dies at 89, a Self-Taught Maverick in Electronics – New York Times

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Oct 192012
 

San Francisco Chronicle

Stanford R. Ovshinsky Dies at 89, a Self-Taught Maverick in Electronics
New York Times
Stanford R. Ovshinsky, an iconoclastic, largely self-taught and commercially successful scientist who invented the nickel-metal hydride battery and contributed to the development of a host of devices, including solar energy panels, flat-panel displays
Stan Ovshinsky, inventor of a battery used in hybrid cars, dies in Detroit Washington Post
Stanford Ovshinsky, whose inventions led to flat-screen TVs and the Toyota GlobalPost
Stanford Ovshinsky man of sustainable power and memory has passedExaminer.com
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Worries Over Defense Dept. Money for ‘Hackerspaces’ (Amy O’Leary/New York Times)

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Oct 082012
 

Amy O’Leary / New York Times:
Worries Over Defense Dept. Money for ‘Hackerspaces’  —  This fall, 16 high schools in California started experimental workshops, billed as a kind of “shop class for the 21st century,” that were financed by the federal government.  And over the next three years, the $ 10 million program plans …

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Weird, wacky inventions honoured with Ig Nobel prize – Hindustan Times

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Sep 232012
 

Hindustan Times

Weird, wacky inventions honoured with Ig Nobel prize
Hindustan Times
Koji Tsukada yells into his invention the "SpeechJammer" during a performance at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University on September 20. The Ig Nobel prize is an award handed out by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine for silly
Are useless inventions really useless?The Voice of Russia
2012 Ig Nobel Prizes Announced, Celebrate Year's Goofiest Achievements In Geekosystem

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Lunch with the FT: Tim Berners-Lee (Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson/Financial Times)

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Sep 102012
 

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson / Financial Times:
Lunch with the FT: Tim Berners-Lee  —  Over iced tea and eggplant pita, the inventor of the world wide web talks about Apple, Facebook and the digital divide  —  Sir Tim Berners-Lee is an intimidating interviewee.  It’s not so much the worry about keeping up with the brain that invented the world wide web …

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