Genius Hall of Fame

Back in 2002 we began featuring a fresh "genius" each month, this ran strong for a few years. Our genius - genius writer took an extended sabbatical to focus on raising her kids, we hope to begin adding new entries again in 2015.  

Wallace Clement Sabine

By day, he was a mild-mannered professor of physics.  


Emile Berliner

When we look at the technologies that we use on a daily basis, it seems odd to consider that the men and women who


Augusta Ada Lovelace

When we think of computers today, we think of a Mac or a PC, a laptop or a desktop. Perhaps if we cast our memories back, we think of the large computers that were seen in movies, comprised of banks of machinery and wires, spitting out long reams of paper.


Jacques-Yves Cousteau

"If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, t


Les Paul

If you love music, and it’s likely you do if you’re reading this, you owe Les Paul a debt of gratitude. He has had an influence on musical instruments, style, recording and playback that dates back to the 1930’s, and his innovations have literally had a revolutionary effect on every type of recorded music we hear.