The New Yorker on Simultaneous Invention and the Intellectual Ventures…

Malcolm Gladwell (smart guy, puffy hair) has a feature in this week's
The New Yorker about the history of simultaneous invention, the best example being Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray both patenting the telephone on the same day. There are many other examples, leading to the conclusion that "scientific… » 5/07/08 1:15am 5/07/08 1:15am