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Dean Kamen

Kamen's Clock

Zem Joaquin | Posted 11.16.2016 | Impact
Zem Joaquin

Inventor Dean Kamen is obsessed with challenging norms. His Two Steps Forward clock is genius, yet determined to discombobulate. From the man who seceded from the nation when America challenged his wind-powered island comes a timepiece with true personality.

Noel Lee & Monster -- Part One -- The Audio Quality Pioneers

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.19.2016 | Technology

If I asked 100 people working in the larger Technology sector who Noel Lee was, I'm guessing less than 10 would immediately recognize the name or be able to tell me what he's accomplished.

Film Review: Why Dean Kamen's "Slingshot" Is a Global Humanitarian Necessity

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home

There's a new film out on Dean Kamen's latest and greatest invention, "Slingshot." That's the name of both the fascinating documentary by Paul Lazarus and Kamen's latest, life-altering brainstorm.

Inspire the World

Jimmy Demers | Posted 03.12.2015 | Impact
Jimmy Demers

To truly channel, all we have to do is "be" ourselves. After all, we're all unique channels to an infinite source -- and when we want to be inspired, lifted from a place that might keep us from rising to our very best self, all we have to do is listen.

Water: Making a Difference -- One Drop at a Time

Anita Casalina | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Anita Casalina

Water -- easy and safe at the touch of a tap is something we take for granted in the developed world. It takes a catastrophic event to remind us how fortunate we are.

The Technology & Programming Superiority of Eastern Europeans

Bill_Robinson | Posted 12.10.2013 | Technology

This personal accountability for developing the key ingredients such as software internally is an absolute must-have for successful innovation and entrepreneurial development.

To Succeed in the 21st Century, Leaders Need to Apply 'Exponential Thinking'

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Exposing leaders in industry and innovation to understand the great potential we have at our command today is critical to their mission to improve the human conditions for the 7.2 billion people on earth.

Entrepreneurship for Rural Women, Brought to You by Coca Cola

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Kay Koplovitz

Women living in rural areas of Africa and India are getting a boost into entrepreneurship by Coca Cola's Mutar Kent teaming up with inventor Dean Kamen to distribute clean water distillers.

This Invention Could Save Millions Of Lives

Posted 03.25.2013 | Green

A recent invention called the Slingshot could provide freshwater to those with some of the most limited access. Inventor Dean Kamen, best known as the...

Bill Clinton Transforms LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

President Bill Clinton, Inventor Dean Kamen, White House Chief Technology officer Ken Park and Astronaut Leland Melvin were among the big name speakers at this year's by-invitation-only TRANS4M conference, held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles this past Thursday.

Reinventing the Model for Solving Global Ills - Six Lessons from the Clinton Global Initiative 2012

Joan Michelson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

How do we make solid, faster progress in solving the world's most intractable problems?

TechScape: Dean Kamen & FIRST ... Perhaps His Greatest Invention

Bill_Robinson | Posted 09.22.2012 | Education

I had never heard of FIRST before Dean Kamen mentioned it to me. There's no doubt that his passion -- one man's vision -- has created something very special.

Arthur C. Clarke Inspired MeThen; Peter Diamandis Inspires Me Now: Lessons in Abundance and Exponential Thinking

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 06.23.2012 | Science
Kay Koplovitz

Arthur C. Clarke inspired me to envision a world fully connected. Peter Diamandis inspires me to understand a world ripe with abundance, and to imagine wondrous improvements for mankind.

TechStar Interview: Dean Kamen

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology

For those of you who don't know Dean Kamen, you're in for a treat. For those of you that do: I hope I can still delight and surprise you with some things you may not know.

Inflatable Wind Turbine From Segway Designer

Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: The inventor who gave the world the Segway – you know, that upright-riding, personal-transportation thing – is... "There Should Be Science Programs in Every School"

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.10.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Seven-time Grammy award winner believes in the importance of science in America. He thinks it's time that our schools start focusing on the basic building block of technology.

Science Is Rockin' Roll And Technology Is Recession Proof | Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

The theory is simple -- if entertainers perform in programs like the Teen Choice Awards, then why can't we do it for our kids who get good grades?

Revolutionary Robot Prosthesis A Gamechanger For Amputees (VIDEO)

Michael Macher | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

"You're nuts." That's what inventor and self-taught physicist Dean Kamen told the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) when they asked...

Dean Kamen On Colbert Report: Segway Inventor Has New Device For Injured Troops (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last night on the Colbert Report, Dean Kamen, the inventor of the Segway, showed off a new advanced prosthetic arm he's developed to help people with ...

The Apple Tablet: Light Bulb or Segway?

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael B. Laskoff

This could be a 'light bulb' moment in the history of personal computing. If so, I'm betting that we'll see something totally unanticipated as the prognosticators tend to guess wrong.

7 Inventions That Are Changing The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Digging around for Impact stories can bring up a lot of bad news. Extreme poverty and widespread injustice can seem omnipresent. That's why, today, we...

Blowing Things Up: In Praise of a Pyrotechnical Education

Dan Dubno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dubno

I'm not suggesting we raise a nation of pyromaniacs. But youthful experimentation is a prerequisite to innovation, to giving kids "license to think outside the box."