Industrial designer and professor Chris Ebbert is a funny guy. Responding to the question "Do you sometimes like to be involved in arguments?" he wrote "I never argue. This probably caused me to eventually fail at being German." (Ebbert now resides in Sweden.) Ebbert has the coolest ID'er origin story I've heard yet. Here are his words, taken from his Quora: "My first patent was an apparatus that can draw straight lines on any surface. I was 13 when I got it, and 12 when I applied. It made...


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