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Bill: Bill received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University and MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.


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16
Aug

Ambient Backscatter

A cool technology has been in the news recently -- ambient backscatter.  Basically, that's all the excess TV and cellular signals that are already bouncing around…

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Lean McCarthy with his Robohand
21
Jun

3D Printing Prosthetics

Next up in our rapid prototyping series: a heartwarming tale of two children on opposite sides of the earth benefiting from FDM in a real personal…

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Solar Window Socket
03
May

Finding nature in products

It's always cool to see when  inventors, engineers, designers and researchers look to the natural world for inspiration.  There's nothing new about biomimicry in products, but…

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08
Mar

Greatest Invention

After all my years in the field of design, all the patents with my name on them, I have just created my best invention ever by…

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Electronic Voting Machine
09
Nov

Voting Machines

As everyone knows, this week saw a major election in the US. Talking to various folks, it seems everyone's amazed that in so many states, we're…

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Green Machine Annotated
14
Sep

Green Machines

tool. recently acquired a pair of Huffy Green Machines.  You may think these are for kids, but they are in fact pretty awesome rides for young-minded…

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12
Jul

Flying a Helicopter

Recently, I had the opportunity to fly a Helicopter!  It was an awesome experience, but they don't just let you take the controls without any preparation.…

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bedroom 1
18
May

Crystal Hotel

Recently, I had the opportunity to stay at a cool place called the Crystal Hotel.  It had a real funky atmosphere, a lot of old jazzy…

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19
Mar

Homeownership

My wife and I purchased our first home a few weeks ago. We were thrilled to get it and are very excited, but as most home…

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