Does exploration inspire you? The unknown and the possibilities associated with the unknown inspire many people, often times to the benefit of the whole human race. Technological explorers work to use scientific knowledge to invent things that can be used to solve problems or simplify tasks.
Technology has been and continues to be developed in our modern society. James West is an inventor and educator that developed an electret transducer that is used in microphones. Scott McNearly is a businessman who co-founded Sun Microsystems. He is prominent in e-commerce and information technologies. Patricia Bath is an inventor, doctor, and educator. She invented the Laserphaco Probe that is used for cataract treatment. Bill Gates is a businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. With Paul Allen he founded Microsoft, the computer software corporation. Valerie Thomas is a scientist, astronomer, and inventor. Before retiring in 1995, she worked for NASA. She patented an illusion transmitter. The technology was used by NASA and was later adapted for other uses, including surgery.
These individuals and many others have used their skills to develop technologies that have impacted society in multiple ways. Be inspired! Have a bright day!