Who’s the greatest innovator of all time? Despite their fondness for smartphones and social networking, young Americans still say it’s the guy largely responsible for electric lighting.
That’s just one conclusion from this year’s Lemelson-MIT Invention Index, which surveys Americans 16 to 25 and gauges their attitudes to invention. This year’s results also suggest they’d like more opportunities to hone their abilities in the area: 80% expressed interest in courses or training to hone their creativity. (h/t Mashable)