11 Feb

What immigration does for innovation

What immigration does for innovation
Albert Einstein. Nikola Tesla. Levi’s. Immigrants have had an outsized impact on innovation in America. But, can you actually measure how much? Turns out, you can. Petra Moser is an economics professor at New York University. She’s looked at a specific …
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Public Radio International


Tech companies unite against Trump immigration ban
Cited in the brief as among the immigrants who have brought new discoveries and innovation to the U.S. are Nikola Tesla (alternating current electricity), Isidore Rabi (nuclear magnetic resonance), Giuliana Tesoro (flame-retardant fiber), James Naismith …
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Bellingham museum’s MegaZapper is electrifying, and exciting
Zapping, to the tune of 4.5 million volts, from a Tesla coil, an electrical transformer named for Nikola Tesla, the mad-scientist inventor of the late 19th century. This device is dubbed the MegaZapper, and it’s the big draw at downtown Bellingham’s …
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Gulf Times