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Shark Tank and the Types of Patents

On a recent episode of Shark Tank, the hosts asked the perennial question: “what patent protection do you have?”  The idea presenter said he had 4 patent applications and a design patent application.   332 more words


America's Greatest Inventor

Yesterday I lost power for 9 hours at my home. Luckily, I have a fireplace to keep warm and for light. But I started thinking about Edison, one of my favorite american entrepreneurs. 203 more words

Patently Multi-Talented

President Abraham Lincoln holds the distinction of being the only US President to have obtained a patent.

The US Patent Office issued Patent No. 6,469 for “Buoying Vessels Over Shoals” on May 22, 1849. 110 more words


Lab1 Material : Microcontroller Basics

Microcontroller Block Diagram by Ralf Fickert

The high level Microcontroller Block Diagram above hopefully makes it easy for the children to understand the basic components common to any Microcontroller. 928 more words

Why I chose the Atmel AVR series microcontrollers for my Labs over Arduinos

I decided that the best Labs to start with are the Microcontroller Labs and therefore got myself a couple of microcontroller ebooks . I’ll use the Atmel AVR series microcontrollers as hardware for my Labs. 173 more words

Inventors:Force Lab – What exactly is it?

The Inventors:Force Labs provide an environment in which knowledge is shared between all participants. The Labs start with providing the basics of the subject, just enough knowledge that the children can start tinkering, collaborating, experimenting, researching, playing and inventing. 144 more words