Posts Tagged: benjamin franklin


Evolution of Tech: Willis Carrier helps us beat the summer heat with the invention of air conditioning

In 1902, shortly after joining the Buffalo Forge Company, Willis Carrier had a momentary insight while standing on a train station in Pittsburgh, which would lead him to …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 3

Statement of Senator Birch Bayh on the 30th Anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act

Bayh-Dole was created because of a glaring problem-- billions of hard earned tax dollars invested annually in government R&D were being squandered by ineffective government patent …
By Senator Birch Bayh
10 years ago 10

Famous Inventors: Benjamin Franklin

It is hard to overstate the popularity of Benjamin Franklin in the 18th century world. Today in the minds of many Benjamin Franklin is remembered as one …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 2