Claims & Counterclaims

“Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” Samuel Butler   The Patent Race ended in a courtroom.  In 1775, Richard Arkwright, ever the astute entrepreneur, patented an assortment of … Continue reading Claims & Counterclaims

The Patent Race

“The spinning wheel made England into a powerhouse.” Mark Frauenfelder, Editor-in-chief, MAKE We like to choose sides. It makes everything less complex because we allow ourselves to identify emotionally with … Continue reading The Patent Race

Men of Business – The Cotton Mills

“In the evening I walked to Cromford and saw the children coming from their work.  These children had been at work from 6 o’clock in the morning and it was … Continue reading Men of Business – The Cotton Mills