This is a course blog for the members of EH236 at the University of South Alabama, Spring 2006.

Monday, February 06, 2006

Invention and the "Genius"

Inventor of the TV remote wants to set the record straight

As this story suggests, famed inventors may not always be the ones behind the innovation for which they are credited -- affirming what Jaucourt suggests about inventions and genius in his article in Diderot's Encyclopedie.


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