From: Benjamin Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Oct 23 2007 - 21:45:13 MDT
Finding information on failed inventions will be rather difficult... most
failed inventions are obviously not publicized anywhere...
On 10/23/07, Bryan Bishop <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 October 2007 21:41, William Pearson wrote:
> > It is really a shame there isn't (too my knowledge) a database of
> > inventors and their creations and failures, I could run some stats on
> > and look for common themes and percentage success rate, create
> > hypotheses and crunch some data.
> Will, how would you recommend this database be structured? If you can
> set some recommendations, and some of us debate the structure with you,
> we can hack some standards together and you can go set up a database of
> your own. Classifying creations/failures will be difficult.
> - Bryan
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