Every once in a while, it’s nice to see that the spirit of ingenuity, vision, and invention hasn’t completely died in America. Internationally, we’re commonly seen as part buffoon, part overbearing “uncle,” part drain on society. And when you live in a country that produces 400,000 new lawyers annually, it’s sometimes hard to argue with the sentiment.
But then you see an idea like this, and you just have to stand back, appreciate it—and then share it.
Ingenuity and effort still make for great inventions, great people, and great companies.
You have to wonder what possessed a guy to invent a table saw that would stop running when it detected a human appendage near the blade.
And you also have to wonder why someone didn’t invent it sooner.