Which Famous Inventor Are You?
Your latest invention is meant to confront which of life's many obstacles?
- Climate change
- Sickness and disease
- The way we transfer information
Are you an eccentric genius, or diligent student?
- I'm a bit of a screwball
- I'm a calm, focused worker
Do you work better in groups, or alone in your personal lab?
- I work with many partners and associates
- I like the silence of my study
- I like to do research at the coffee shop
Short on ideas? Which one of these potential inventions would you like to be yours?
- Self-heating clothes for winter
- Universal Wi-fi
- A farming technique that ends world hunger
- Clean, sustainable electricity
You've struggled on the road to inventor-glory. Which factor do you attribute this to?
- People underestimating me
- My stiff competition
- My family
Would you describe yourself as an all-around genius, or just really talented in one area?
- I'm really good in one particular field
- Honestly, I can do it all
- I have many hobbies
- I'm obsessed with all things food
You are sketching plans for your next invention. You hope it will...
- Beat my competition
- Make life more convenient
- Change the world!
- Change the world in an understated way
Which of these is your favorite innovation of the last 20 years?
- GPS Technology
- Hybrid Cars
- Seedless Watermelon
How would you like your legacy to be remembered?
- I want schools named after me!
- I want a national monument in my name
- I prefer a quiet, dignified legacy
- I'd like to be knighted by the queen