Startup: Prior Art

I’m no patent expert, but I’m pretty sure Apple owes someone a fair chunk of a billion dollars.


Startup: Not As Obvious As You Would Think

You would think that as soon as dry cell batteries became commercially available in 1896 and with electric lanterns already being sold, a handheld flashlight would practically invent itself. But no, instead, Conrad Hubert (né Akiba Horowitz) first invented the electric flower pot. It contained a small low voltage light and a […]