Inventology: how we dream up things that change the world 6

What inspires people to invent things especially the inventions that are so obvious once they are created?  What inspires people who invent things that are not obvious – like the cell phone, the computer, or the 3D printer?  Can the curiosity and dogged determination of many of the inventors featured […]

Grandchildren Underfoot and a Pig in the Cellar – writing journey

I had an essay published in the Boston Globe Sunday edition  last week.  The print title is “Two is company, three’s a crowd-pleaser.” The online title is Grandchildren Underfoot and a Pig in the Cellar.  It is about how my house has more than enough space for my husband and […]