If you could pick the perfect creative place to build on your innovative ideas, could it match where inventor Saul Griffith and his colleagues work? At the home base of Squid Labs in an old air traffic control tower, Griffith is tackling a variety of projects that the world is taking notice of--from alternative energy to low-cost eyeglasses to inspiring young engineers--but still finds time to mix invention with kite-surfing.
"Prototype Online: Inventive Voices" is a production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written and hosted by Paul Rosenthal. Audio production by Benjamin Bloom. Theme music by Will Eastman. Art Molella, executive producer. Saul Griffith was interviewed on 17 August 2007 by Paul Rosenthal. Podcast released 11 October 2007.
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