“I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward.” Dr. David Livingstone Words hold power by generating an emotional response. For me, the word “resilience” has become one of … Continue reading Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?
“The smallest child in the factories were scavengers……they go under the machine, while it is going……….it is very dangerous when they first come, but they become used to it.” Charles … Continue reading All the Children
Mark Frauenfeder, Editor-in-chief, Make, wrote the “The spinning wheel made England into a powerhouse.” The spinning wheel in question, however, was not a home-style spinning wheel that resided in a … Continue reading Mighty Machines
“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 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
“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.” Arthur Schopenhauer There is a distinct cachet attached to the word “genius” … Continue reading James Hargreaves – Another Genius