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    When Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, he pictured increased profits and decreased labor. In fact, when an inventor creates technology or machines that would decrease labor, they usually keep in mind the amount of money they could make with the machine. This era of industry has turned our mind to inventing only when in need of profit. For instance, Thomas Edison invented the light bulb; however, he not only decreased the amount of wax that was used for candles but also increased the unemployment rates of candle makers. This may not seem significant now, but, at the time, some hated Edison for his idea. As W.H. Auden wrote, “Machines are beneficial to the degree that they eliminate the need for labor, harmful to the degree that they eliminate the need for skill.” This aptly summarizes the last couple of centuries when machines took over the workplace of many around the world. In the light of these few historical inventions that replaced workers, one could think about the more recent inventions. When George Stephenson completed the first steam engine train in 1814, he dreamed of connecting places that seemed too far away at the time. Unfortunately, he also didn’t think of many workers who were used to running to and from places in order to make profits. In addition, when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876, he too imagined people conversing over long distances; however, this reduced the amount of telegraphs that were being used which meant that all of the…

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    Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863. He is the creator of the automobile company Ford. He invented the first gasoline-powered automobile in his shed in 1901. His invention of the car had a significant impact on society. The invention of the automobile would not only change society but the world and its inventions. The invention didn’t just have an impact on society but on himself as well. Henry ford was an engineer in many fields and the creation of the car would make him one of the most…

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    Inventing Solutions

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    Name Tutor Course Date Inventing Solutions Without most of today 's inventions, life would be unimaginably hard. Imagine a situation where people would walk for days in search of basic and social amenities. Imagine the world without electricity. It is in this regard that man invented solutions to most of these vexing problems affecting his day-to-day operations. Therefore, at this stage, we can say that the process of creating or designing a solution to a problem is called inventing a solution.…

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    that the electricity was losing strength over distance until there was none left(Atler 24-25). Morse then decided only a few days before his presentation to move the wire above ground and used glass to help conduct the electricity(Atler 26). Morse then was in the capital building with paper to write down a message that would be sent(Atler 26). The message was sent and received successfully and soon enough hundreds of companies were lined up to use Morse's patent for the telegraph(Atler 27).…

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    Food Adulteration Essay

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    INTRODUCTION: An adulterant is a chemical substance which should not be contained within other substances (e.g. food, beverages, and fuels) for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration. The word is appropriate only when the additions are unwanted by the recipient. Otherwise the expression would be food additive. Adulterants when used in illicit drugs are called cutting agents, while deliberate addition of toxic adulterants to food or other products for human…

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    Whenever any new invention or technology, which has not been previously existed or published in any document which has not been used in the country or anywhere else in the world on any day before such innovation has been registered. When someone has invented some invention or technology and would like to get it in the public domain it is regarded as invention disclosure. When one person discloses his innovation he would require getting it patented in order to protect his innovation from…

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    Steven Paley Inventions

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    “What makes a great idea great?”(page# author). Throughout Steven J. Paley’s novel The Art of Invention, Paley answers this question and many more as he vividly illustrates how great inventions contain three essential characteristics: simplicity, elegance and robustness. This book, written for the aspiring inventor, describes how inventing is a creative act, and offers detailed guidance on how to refine your own creativity and vision. Paley uses his experiences as well as real-world examples to…

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    Berry, the Atanasoff-Berry Computer, had many enemies. Were these enemies what ultimately lead to its untimely demise? The Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) is claimed by many to be the first modern digital electronic computer. Whether or not this is true; at the very least it was a precursor to ENIAC, the computer that most people who are not on the side of the ABC, consider the first digital electronic computer. This discrepancy on the title of first modern computer lead to patent arguments, law…

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    Lost Einstein Summary

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    In the reading Lost Einstein: How exposure to innovation influences who becomes an inventor, the authors’ dive into the factors that induce people to become inventors. There are 3 main lessons for authors’ analysis. First, there are large disparities in innovation rate by socioeconomic class, race, and gender. For example, children from top 1% of income are more likely to become innovators than children from the below-median income family. Second, exposure to innovation increases the chance for…

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    In 1920, Earle Dickson made an invention that would change every parent's, child's and chef's life; the band-aid. His wife was a bit of a klutz; she frequently burned or cut herself while cooking. Dickson had a brilliant idea one day. He cut patches of gauze and applied them to strips of adhesive tape. He then covered the strips with the fabric crinoline. Dickson worked at Johnson & Johnson, and he thought that everyone there would be impressed with his idea. Sure enough, when he pitched the…

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