The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let’s explore technology’s spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 1076: Slave Inventors
Episode: 1076 Slave Inventors and question, "Who owns an idea?" Today, we ask, "Who should own a patent?"
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2572: Melville and Anna Bissell
Episode: 2572 Melville and Anna Bissell and the Carpet Sweeper. Today, a husband and wife engineer success.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2684: Will Computers Replace Scientists?
Episode: 2684 Will Computers Replace Scientists? Today, will computers replace scientists?
Engines of Our Ingenuity 2570: Celebrating Human Ingenuity
Episode: 2570 Celebrating Human Ingenuity. Today, a story in two parts.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 1998: Fast Presses
Episode: 1998 Fast presses and the new literacy. Today, let the presses roll.
Engines of Our Ingenuity 1709: Cap Wigington
Episode: 1709 Cap Wigington. Today, a remarkable architect.
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