Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

American Innovation

402 views

Published on

A presentation about American innovation through time.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

American Innovation

  1. 1. 1890
  2. 2. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine
  3. 3. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891
  4. 4. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892
  5. 5. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892 Radio1893
  6. 6. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892 Radio1893 Mouse Trap1894
  7. 7. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892 Radio1893 Mouse Trap1894 Volleyball1895
  8. 8. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892 Radio1893 Mouse Trap1894 Volleyball1895 Cotton Candy1897
  9. 9. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892 Radio1893 Mouse Trap1894 Volleyball1895 Cotton Candy1897 Assembly Line 1901
  10. 10. 1890 Tabulating 
 Machine Zipper1891 Tractor1892 Radio1893 Mouse Trap1894 Volleyball1895 Cotton Candy1897 Assembly Line 1901 Air 
 Conditioning 1902
  11. 11. 1903 Airplane
  12. 12. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904
  13. 13. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor
  14. 14. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant
  15. 15. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant 1912 Traffic Light
  16. 16. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant 1912 Traffic Light 1916 Supermarket
  17. 17. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant 1912 Traffic Light 1916 Supermarket 1916 Light Switch
  18. 18. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant 1912 Traffic Light 1916 Supermarket 1916 Light Switch Bull Dozer1923
  19. 19. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant 1912 Traffic Light 1916 Supermarket 1916 Light Switch Bull Dozer1923 Liquid-fuel Rocket 1923
  20. 20. 1903 Airplane AC Power Plugs Sockets 1904 1905 Outboard Motor 1912 Fast Food Restaurant 1912 Traffic Light 1916 Supermarket 1916 Light Switch Bull Dozer1923 Liquid-fuel Rocket 1923 1929 Sunglasses
  21. 21. 1931 Electric Guitar
  22. 22. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935
  23. 23. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937
  24. 24. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938
  25. 25. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938 Nylon1938
  26. 26. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938 Nylon1938 Soft Serve Ice Cream 1938
  27. 27. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938 Nylon1938 Soft Serve Ice Cream 1938 1938 Scuba Gear
  28. 28. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938 Nylon1938 Soft Serve Ice Cream 1938 1938 Scuba Gear Microwave Oven 1945
  29. 29. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938 Nylon1938 Soft Serve Ice Cream 1938 1938 Scuba Gear Microwave Oven 1945 Space Observatory 1946
  30. 30. 1931 Electric Guitar Franchising1935 Digital Computer 1937 Xerography1938 Nylon1938 Soft Serve Ice Cream 1938 1938 Scuba Gear Microwave Oven 1945 Space Observatory 1946 Cancer Chemotherapy 1946
  31. 31. 1947 Transistor
  32. 32. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft
  33. 33. ?What does “supersonic” mean?
  34. 34. Faster than sound.
  35. 35. SR-71 Blackbird
  36. 36. Top Speed: 3,530 km/h
  37. 37. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948
  38. 38. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card
  39. 39. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card Nuclear Submarine 1955
  40. 40. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card Nuclear Submarine 1955 Hard Disk Drive 1955
  41. 41. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card Nuclear Submarine 1955 Hard Disk Drive 1955 Industrial Robot 1956
  42. 42. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card Nuclear Submarine 1955 Hard Disk Drive 1955 Industrial Robot 1956 Videotape1956
  43. 43. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card Nuclear Submarine 1955 Hard Disk Drive 1955 Industrial Robot 1956 Videotape1956 Laser1957
  44. 44. ?What does the acronym
 “LASER” stand for?
  45. 45. LASER
  46. 46. 1947 Transistor 1947 Supersonic Aircraft Cable TV1948 1950 Credit Card Nuclear Submarine 1955 Hard Disk Drive 1955 Industrial Robot 1956 Videotape1956 Laser1957 Carbon Fiber1958
  47. 47. 1959 Weather Satellite
  48. 48. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED)
  49. 49. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED) 1962 Computer Mouse
  50. 50. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED) 1962 Computer Mouse Liquid crystal display (LCD) 1964
  51. 51. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED) 1962 Computer Mouse Liquid crystal display (LCD) 1964 1965 Snowboard
  52. 52. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED) 1962 Computer Mouse Liquid crystal display (LCD) 1964 1965 Snowboard Cordless Telephone 1965
  53. 53. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED) 1962 Computer Mouse Liquid crystal display (LCD) 1964 1965 Snowboard Cordless Telephone 1965 Lunar Module 1969
  54. 54. 1959 Weather Satellite 1962 Light-emitting Diode (LED) 1962 Computer Mouse Liquid crystal display (LCD) 1964 1965 Snowboard Cordless Telephone 1965 Lunar Module 1969 1969 Laser Printer
  55. 55. 1971 Micro Processor
  56. 56. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer
  57. 57. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email
  58. 58. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972
  59. 59. ?What does 
 “GPS” stand for?
  60. 60. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972
  61. 61. ?What does 
 “MRI” stand for?
  62. 62. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972 Mobile Phone1973
  63. 63. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972 Mobile Phone1973 Digital Camera1975
  64. 64. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972 Mobile Phone1973 Digital Camera1975 1975 Gore-Tex
  65. 65. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972 Mobile Phone1973 Digital Camera1975 1975 Gore-Tex 1975 Space Shuttle
  66. 66. ?Did you know?
  67. 67. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972 Mobile Phone1973 Digital Camera1975 1975 Gore-Tex 1981 Space Shuttle Internet1983
  68. 68. 1971 Micro Processor 1971 Personal Computer 1971 Email GPS1972 MRI1972 Mobile Phone1973 Digital Camera1975 1975 Gore-Tex 1981 Space Shuttle Internet1983 DNA Computing 1994
  69. 69. 1995 JavaScript
  70. 70. 1995 JavaScript 1995 Adobe Flash
  71. 71. 1995 JavaScript 1995 Adobe Flash Nanowire Battery 2007
  72. 72. 1995 JavaScript 1995 Adobe Flash Nanowire Battery 2007 2008 Bionic Contact Lens
  73. 73. 1995 JavaScript 1995 Adobe Flash Nanowire Battery 2007 2008 Bionic Contact Lens 2011 Stark Hand
  74. 74. 1995 JavaScript 1995 Adobe Flash Nanowire Battery 2007 2008 Bionic Contact Lens 2011 Stark Hand 2011 Medical Mirror MIT Media Lab Medical Mirror http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyWnvAWEbWE
  75. 75. To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.
  76. 76. Protection for your invention or idea.
  77. 77. Protection for your invention or idea.
  78. 78. Protection for your invention or idea.
  79. 79. ?Did you know?
  80. 80. Reading #1 Math Science Students 15 Years Old
  81. 81. Reading #1 Math Science Students 15 Years Old
  82. 82. Reading #1 Math Science Students 15 Years Old #5 #4 #2
  83. 83. Reading #1 Math Science Students 15 Years Old #5 #4 #2 #14 #20 #23
  84. 84. But...
  85. 85. The Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology or medicine and economics.
  86. 86. The Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology or medicine and economics. Noble Prizes 1 Total Awarded: 840
  87. 87. The Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology or medicine and economics. 0 Total Awarded: 840 Noble Prizes
  88. 88. The Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology or medicine and economics. 19 Total Awarded: 840 Noble Prizes
  89. 89. The Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology or medicine and economics. 326 Total Awarded: 840 Noble Prizes
  90. 90. Noble 1 19 326 Total Awarded: 840 0
  91. 91. Noble 1 19 326 Total Awarded: 840 0 312 million Population 128 million 5 million 49 million
  92. 92. Noble 1 19 326 Total Awarded: 840 0 312 million Population 128 million 5 million 49 million = USA 49 5 128 312
  93. 93. Noble Prizes Total Awarded: 840 21 50 75 76
  94. 94. Why?
  95. 95. American University System:
  96. 96. American University System:
  97. 97. American University System:
  98. 98. American University System:
  99. 99. American University System:
  100. 100. American University System: Goal: To use technology and knowledge to improve the human condition.
  101. 101. American University System: Graduates have founded 25,800 companies worldwide.
  102. 102. American University System: MIT Companies make over $2 trillion dollars each year.
  103. 103. American University System: $2,000,000,000,000 The same as Italy or Brazil!
  104. 104. American University System:
  105. 105. American University System: $2.6 Billions $13 $27 $8
  106. 106. X Prize Foundation is a non-profit organization that designs and manages public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit mankind.
  107. 107. What we learned:
  108. 108. American Technology and Science
  109. 109. American Innovation is Encouraged by:
  110. 110. American Innovation
  111. 111. Global Innovation
  112. 112. Thank you! Minute Paper Questions: 1) What did you find interesting about this presentation? 2) What are some Japanese innovations you know of? 3) Have you ever thought of an innovation yourself?

×