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It turns out it was a visionary woman – Ada Lovelace – who was one of the first trailblazers to challenge previously held conceptions about computers’ limitations. Read More

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Visit the Intellectual Ventures Lab and you’ll find one of IV’s favorite inventions, the Babbage Machine. Consisting of 8,000 parts, weighing five tons and measuring 11 feet long, this particular invention is hard to miss. But its size isn’t the reason it has a home in the IV Lab foyer. Read More

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Two of the most powerful natural elements on Earth are arguably water and fire. What can stand between these two elements is often simply a tube — that is, a fire hose. Read More

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Henry Ford is one of the most renowned entrepreneurs in history. Before his success, Ford encountered failure during production of his first automobile. Nonetheless, Ford used these failures to instruct his future success as an inventor and a businessman. Read More

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On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 reached the moon. Edward Jung, IV founder and CTO, calls the Apollo program a historical example of the impact of collaborative invention. Read More