Tag: inventors

Super Soaker inventor tackles book bans, being ‘woke’ in Spring Hill College address

Article by John Sharp for AL.com Spring Hill College Graduation Filtering through misinformation, pushing back against book bans, and being “woke,” were among the charged cultural and topical issues Alabama native and Super Soaker inventor Lonnie Johnson warned against Saturday during a commencement address at Spring Hill College. Johnson, an Atlanta scientist and engineer and […]

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Inventors Don’t Receive The Respect They Deserve. That’s Changing

Article by Madeleine Key for Forbes A curiosity of the innovation ecosystem is that while inventors are celebrated for their uniquely important contributions, they’re also underrepresented. Inventors are rarely speakers at conferences about intellectual property and technology. They do not hold leadership positions at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A lone inventor sits on […]

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National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces VoIP and Super Soaker Innovators Among 2022 Class

JTEC Energy is proud to announce that our founder, Dr. Lonnie Johnson, is being inducted this week into the National Inventors Hall of Fame: April 26, 2022 Press Release from the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Read full release here. NORTH CANTON, OH — Five innovation pioneers whose inventions range from cataract surgery to the […]

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