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Tag Archives: inventing
In What Are the Most Inventive Countries, States, and Cities, I described how the inventors listed on US patents granted in 2014 were distributed geographically. The data came from Google XML files here, with a pile of Perl post-processing. Let’s … Continue reading
That is, in what places do the most inventors live? Let’s define an inventor as someone who gets their name on a patent. Let’s restrict it further to names on US patents, since the US system is much the largest … Continue reading
So the “Breaking Bad” TV series has ended, and with it the career of the chemist and criminal mastermind Walter White. It was nice in a macabre way to see a technical person portrayed as dangerous and alluring, rather than … Continue reading
There’s a great deal of talk in the political world these days about improving STEM education – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. I’m not sure how Technology is different from Engineering, but it does improve the acronym. The US apparently … Continue reading