100 episodes

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 Houston Public Media

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    • 4.8 • 131 Ratings

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

    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?"

    • 3 min
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2572: Melville and Anna Bissell

    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.

    • 3 min
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2684: Will Computers Replace Scientists?

    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2684: Will Computers Replace Scientists?

    Episode: 2684 Will Computers Replace Scientists?  Today, will computers replace scientists?

    • 3 min
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2570: Celebrating Human Ingenuity

    Engines of Our Ingenuity 2570: Celebrating Human Ingenuity

    Episode: 2570 Celebrating Human Ingenuity.  Today, a story in two parts.

    • 3 min
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1998: Fast Presses

    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1998: Fast Presses

    Episode: 1998 Fast presses and the new literacy.  Today, let the presses roll.

    • 3 min
    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1709: Cap Wigington

    Engines of Our Ingenuity 1709: Cap Wigington

    Episode: 1709 Cap Wigington.  Today, a remarkable architect.

    • 3 min

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4.8 out of 5
131 Ratings

131 Ratings

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My First Exposure to Science

I remember listening to this show everyday on my way to elementary school. Thank you, John Lienhart for the great memories.

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Each episode is packed with knowledge, like an espresso bean.

Great starting point for exploring new subjects.

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Broad range of subjects

The podcasters cover an amazing array of subjects, but each presented in an engaging short format.

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