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May 17

Famous Inventors: Google

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

The most popular search engine in the world was invented by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. With a market value of over $800 billion it’s easy to forget this tech behemoth came from humble origins. Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and… BackRub? In the summer of 1995, Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University […]

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May 08

Inventor Series: YouTube

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

As part of AON’s Inventor Series, this week we are showcasing the Youtube inventors.   I use Youtube on a daily basis, and I bet you do, too.  I have been able to increase my knowledge base extensively in a variety of subject matters:  sewing, music theory, science experiments, crafts, and definitely human stupidity. AON […]

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Apr 29

You don’t have to start from scratch!

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

Inventor Peter Carl GoldmarkDesigning and patenting improvements to existing products can be a huge opportunity, as long as the improvement is substantially better than the original product.You don’t have to start from scratch! According to Smithsonian.com, the “potters wheel” was invented around 3500 B.C. but it wasn’t until 3oo years later that it was adapted to […]

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