Inventions

10 South African innovations and inventions we can be proud of

Through Yasmine Jacobs Sep 25, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share When we think of the origin of inventions and innovations, the first country that comes to mind is not necessarily our beautiful country. We all know that Dr Chris Barnard performed the world’s first heart …

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Innovative activity misses the Leave No Trace rules

COLORADO SPRINGS – The video designed as a fun look at an invention for outdoor thrill seekers is drawing criticism. The device with large sturdy wheels, straps at the bottom of the legs to simulate a skiing experience in summer. Snowboards, mountain bikes and many other outdoor activities were born …

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Inventor turns India’s air pollution into floor tiles

Angad Daryani is an Indian inventor who found a way to turn India’s air pollution into tiles. India is home to 22 of the most polluted cities in the world, killing more than a million people every year. The smog-filled air that blankets Indian cities often contains dangerously high levels …

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AI system cannot be named inventor of patent, UK court rules

Artificial intelligence updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about artificial intelligence news. An artificial intelligence system cannot be named inventor on UK patent applications because it is not a person, a London court ruled in a landmark decision. Stephen Thaler, a US-based AI …

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Amazon Beats Inventor Internet of Things Patent

By Andrew Karpan (Sept. 21, 2021, 7:47 p.m. EDT) – An Arizona federal judge has ruled against an inventor claiming that Amazon’s “Internet of Things” interface infringed its patents on how to enforce the swarm intelligence to microchip processing, concluding that patents cover nothing more than abstract ideas. Monday’s decision …

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For its inventor, the game of life is over.

The Game of Life — the top of the box, I remember. Pink and blue pegs in a plastic toy car. A journey that has led you to university and to a job. A spinner who made a loud roaring sound but needed frequent oiling. Stock and insurance certificates. And …

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The reinvention of Ruby Soho

. Ruby Soho seems to be living the high life now that she has joined AEW. Former Ruby Riott emerged at All Out following a massive public reaction to All Elite Wrestling. It was the most meaningful response she’s ever had if you factor in her time in WWE as …

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